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Odyssey Into The Wild

by B.A Mahipala

With a vivid account of extensive travel to wild and exotic destinations on our planet, Odyssey Into the Wild, the coffee table book covers the journeys through 6 continents & over 20 countries and expeditions to North & South Poles by B. A. Mahipala. It has captured in colour, memories of nearly 50 years of a passionate relationship with nature.

The Magic of Wild Nature

Few highlights from my adventures

Krishna The lady of the lakes

Ranthambhore National Park (RNP) in India

Paris in the Arctic


Atlantic Puffins

at Isle of May

All My Adventures

See them trough my photo lens

Kingfisher Paradise

Wildlife photography has been my hobby since 1960. Since then I have built a collection of thousands of memorable images that I captured in...


I visited Mongolia in March 2019 for two weeks together with Lucky De Silva, a classmate in the 1960’s from my days at S....

The Icon of Antarctica Emperor Penguin

After returning to Union Glacier camp in Antarctica on the 30th November 2013 from a successful expedition to the South Pole; it was on...

Jewel of the Pacific

My photography of birds on Planet Earth is not complete without a collection from Papua New Guinea (PNG), the second largest Island on the...

Great Ambassadors of India

During the past two decades, I have been visiting Ranthambhore National Park (RNP) in India, mainly to photograph the most majestic big cat on...

The Beasts of Maasai Mara River

Maasai Mara National Reserve (MMNR) in Kenya is famous for its Wildebeest migration, when millions of Wildebeest and Zebra head for the lush grasses...

Majestic Cat of the Snow Mountain

Sir, Sir, Snow Leopard!! It was the most excited voice of my tour guide KC, on the morning of 18th February just before 8am...


Text and Pictures by B A Mahipala I together with Lilani and my long-standing friend from USA, Dr Mahilal and his wife, Ramani, visited New...

Krishna – The lady of the lakes ( 2nd GENERATION)

Ranthambhore National Park (RNP) in India is a world renowned sanctuary for tigers, in their natural habitat. After the mysterious disappearance of the female...

Paris in the Arctic

After touring Brazil and Colombia last October, my next expedition for wildlife photography was to Norway from 10th to 18th November 2017. The specific...

Scarface of Pantanal

It was in late September 2017 when I visited Pantanal in Brazil together with Lilani. This was my third visit there during the past...

IBERIAN LYNX the Spanish Tiger

During the last few decades, I have been photographing most of the big cats in the wild in Africa, Asia and South America as...

Photography vital steps






Odyssey Into The Wild & Beyond

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