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Asia » India » Maharashtra » Amboli August 3rd 2018

What is herping ? It's the act of searching for reptiles or amphibians. Its derived the same way as Herpetology which is the study of amphibians and replies ("herpein" in Greek means "to creep"). Sounds boring ? You will be surprised by how exciting it can be. How did I come about this ? Well my friend from pre-university college, Ashwin had visited the Amboli Herping camp the previous year and had posted some amazing shots of green vine snakes, frogs and so on which caught my attention since I love macro photography. I had inquired about the same the previous year too but had not been able to make the trip. This year I decided that before I moved to US, I had to do this and asked Nitin to join me. He agreed and ... read more
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Asia » India » Maharashtra » Amboli February 28th 2008

Amboli is a very small but pleasant hill resort on the way to Belgaum from Kudal on Mumbai - Goa road. It does not merit more that a 1 day stay. There are a couple of view points you can go to but Mahadevgarh and the source of Hiranyakeshi river are the important ones.... read more

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