Hyderabad, New Year, Impromptu Plans

  • A trip for which the planning time exceeds 3 days is doomed to be a failure.
  • It is really difficult to find places near Hyderabad for an impromptu one-day trip, or something over the weekend. The only negative point of Hyderabad!
  • If you are the kind of person who loves spur-of-the-moment trips, it is advisable that you have GPS, or have a friend who has one 🙂 (Thanks PKJ)
  • Reminder to self, yet again – Buy a better camera.
  • Avifauna's "showpiece"Tip to people who are in Hyderabad and utterly frustrated looking for a place to visit – visit Nehru Zoological Park (Take the airport road [Mehdipatnam one], take a left at Attapur/Rambagh, go straight 4-5 kms till a big junction comes, take right, half a km ahead you have the zoo). And it is a must visit for all photography buffs. I took shots of the famous White Tiger, but the shot did not come out that well (Reminder to self, again, GET a better camera!). Got a good shot of the White Peacock too, but I preferred the one with colours 🙂 Looks natural, and better.
  • Himayat Sagar really seems to be a sagar, we were not able to spot the other end. All that was visible was the horizon and the setting sun.

Time for Reflection

7 Responses to “Hyderabad, New Year, Impromptu Plans”


  1. 1 Sultan January 6, 2009 at 4:59 pm

    > It is really difficult to find places near Hyderabad for an impromptu one-day trip, or something over the weekend. The only negative point of Hyderabad!

    Really?

  2. 2 Koorma Pramodh January 6, 2009 at 5:50 pm

    The pic of the reflection is too good.

    Kudos!

  3. 3 Chittaranjan January 6, 2009 at 9:39 pm

    Happy New Year.

    For one-day trips, u can catch up with the bikers/riders over at Team BHP.

    http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/

    And guess what, they’re planning a drive-meet this Jan – http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/team-bhp-meet-section/51425-hyderabad-s-first-drive-meet-january-2009-a.html

  4. 4 Chittaranjan January 6, 2009 at 9:41 pm

    And Congrats on 100,000 Hits 🙂

  5. 5 mythalez January 7, 2009 at 2:19 am

    i dnt appreciate pics posted on blogs .. but the car window reflection really rocks 🙂

    reminds me of the pic i took of the reflection of a mountain by a lake in scotland 😉 .. dnt ask me .. i have no idea wher the pic is .. the cam belongs to someone else .. i dnt even own one 😀

  6. 6 Sangfroid January 7, 2009 at 9:36 am

    Had visited this zoo way back in 2002. The white tiger was a sight to behold 🙂
    You are right about the dearth of places in the vicinity of Hyd for short trips!

    btw, have you tried Horsley Hills or Belum Caves ? Both are in AP but are closer from B’lore than Hyd 😛

  7. 7 Kunal January 13, 2009 at 5:46 pm

    Sultan, really 🙂

    Pramodh, thanks man!

    Chittaranjan, thanks for the link 🙂

    Rama, it is time for you to buy a camera 🙂 and dig up that photograph from your friend’s hard drive…

    Sangfroid, that’s the problem… From here those places are 400 kms or so, and from B’lore much less 😦


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