VELAS: THE VILLAGE WITH A MISSION TO SAVE ENDANGERED TURTLES

End of the year. Not in a mood for the usual parties. My husband searches for offbeat holidays with an intention of staying in a village and finds this village that are on a mission to save the turtles. VELAS, about 250 kms from Borivali, sounded very interesting. Bookings made in a home stay and […]

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Velas Turtle beach Trip Day 2

Hurray!!! Velas Turtle Beach sighting day. We got up early with enthusiasm around 6:45 am and after drinking tea went to see Olive Ridley Turtle hatchlings. We all especially Rhea, my niece were really looking forward to see tiny baby turtles. We met Mr. Mohan, he is part of a local NGO who promotes turtle […]

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