Samit Bhattacharya


About Samit Bhattacharya

Samit has over twenty years experience in sales, marketing, software consulting and business analysis. He is an avid travel lover and a photo enthusiast. Samit's interests also lie in Art, Music and Movies. Married to Anita for twenty years, they have a teen daughter Aishani and have been living in Dubai, UAE since 2006.


Masai Mara Safari Game Drives : This is part 4 of my Masai Mara Kenya Travelogue The rains had stopped inside Masai Mara, Kenya by then, but it had already left large and treacherous puddles of water in the muddy road and small streamlets seemed to have emerged from everywhere. The vehicle […]

Masai Mara Safari Game Drives – IV


Lioness Mara
What is the secret of Kenya’s fame as a Travel Destination? Kenya is now a very discernable fixture for all travel and wildlife lovers. People from all around the world long to visit Masai Mara – the star attraction of Kenya’s wildlife offering. Other important destinations in Kenya  include Amboselli, Lake […]

Secret of Kenya’s fame


A Witch's Workshop
It was more than ten years back in 2004 that I traveled to Sydney, Australia. I was travelling this time not on a family vacation or a holiday, but on work. I was there on a software consulting project (don’t want to go into more  of this boring topic), and this was my second trip […]

The Witch of OZ- A Modern Day witch in Australia ...



We were staying at Elsamere Camp at Naivasha , Kenya. This was in Nov 2011 and we were here after a two day Masai Mara safari tour. The camp is absolutely THE place to stay when you are in Naivasha. This is not only because of its locale or the ambience, […]

Do not venture out at night. Elsamere camp, Kenya


Though the Chopta to Tunganath trek is open for most times of the year, however my suggestion would be to take this during the months of March  Mayor the months of  September October. The weather during these months are better and is suallly not known to have much rains. Though we did […]

Reaching Tunganath


Driving to the Scenic Lake Naivasha, Kenya After our short safari trip to Masai Mara , our plans were to travel to Lake Naivasha, Kenya. Basically we had two more days  in our budget travel calendar, and the choice was either to go to Lake Naivasha or To Lake Nakuru. […]

From Masai Mara to Scenic Lake Naivasha, Kenya- Part I



Tunganath Temple @ Garhwal Himalayas
Tunganath, Garhwal Himalayas : Tunganath and Chandrashila Travelogue on Garhwal Mountain range of the Himalayas: This is the first of a 3-part article on a hiking and trekking trip undertaken in 2001. Tunganath is a holy shrine as well as a peak of the  Garhwal range of the Himalayas  in India. […]

The Himalayas stand guard over these sacred places of the ...


Tunganath Temple Courtyard : Trek to Chandrashila
Trek to Chandrashila : This is part 3 of my memoirs on the Trek to Tunganath and Chandrashila Travelogue At the Tunganath Temple Grounds. At about 3 pm it suddenly started to drizzle followed by sleet. Sitting on our wooden plank beds inside the mandir committee guesthouse, which allows chilly […]

Trek to Chandrashila


Zebras at Masai Mara
A trip to Masai Mara is an experience that you will savour for a long long time. We were there in 2012, and had plans to stay one night at Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, three night at Mar forest and then two nights at a place called Naivasha. This is part 3 of […]

Rainy day at Masai Mara – III