Diwali Week at Native Place

The festival of lights was celebrated in style with oil lamps adding to the warm glow at Native Place. Lamps, Fireworks great food and happy people set the festive mood and students, pilots and house…

Reaching for Nirvana – The new Paragliding season ‘08 October to June 09’ opens

Drove up to Kamshet on Friday morning. A 5 day EP course was in progress and as it works at this time of the year it is early morning call so consequently the students crash…

Thum Pas anyone?

    This batch of young students came in from Pune and Mumbaito do the 5 day course. They were treated to cold refreshments at the site thanks to 9 year old Vijay‘s enterprising spirit….

Vidya gets her ground handling groove

A few years ago Vidya married Gokul a paraglider pilot and the trips to Kamshet, lots of parawaiting and managing an infant in the back of beyond all came as part of the package deal….

The Shelar boys are flying

Under the hawk watch of Steve the 3 Shelar kids Bandiya, Vinya and Sandeep have taken to the skies and have already notched a few hours. We see them here on takeoff gearing up to…