Surya Ramachandran


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Surya Ramachandran is an engineer by training from Chennai, India. After graduating from college, he headed into the wilds of Central India as a naturalist, spending time in Satpura and Kanha. Surya has lived in the mountains of the trans-Himalaya of India, working with the community to set up snow leopard and brown bear tracking operations. He has widely traveled in the subcontinent and has a deep love for the cold deserts of Ladakh, the deserts of Western India and the Western Ghats. Surya has also authored comprehensive wildlife field guides for both the South Indian region and the Central Indian states. More info here:

Through the Indian Wilderness

My first stint in the wilderness – a big move from the city My journey began over a decade ago…