Adieu King Shaka

Adieu King Shaka

Friends of Dhole’s Den, Since 8 years and more you have turned and many have even wondered before they were our guests at our homestay about the fact that our signboards said: The Land of Shaka & Zulu.. Those who stayed with us met him Shaka the King of...
Lessons in Humility

Lessons in Humility

For two weeks now my world is a room in our townhouse in Mysore. After a fall caused by a fit of anger that rose unnecessarily from the shallowness of an instant in which an employee stood there for whatever reason, unwilling to perform with 100%, I had just wanted to...
Happy Birthday Shakaboy!

Happy Birthday Shakaboy!

  An Excerpt from: A King called Shaka… The next day started early. The car to take me and my business partner Gokul to Bandipur arrived early and we drove away towards our new home. Enroute on the highway it was quite uneventful except for the looks that...
A King called Shaka

A King called Shaka

To Shaka on his 6th Birthday… It was October 2009 and I was back from my last trip to India where in the jungles of Bandipur a new safari lodge of a different kind was taking shape. Get yourself a hound my consultant and organic farmer Raju had mentioned to me...