Published by The Senior Traveller, Australia
CRUISING quietly on the Brahmaputra River in India is not where you might expect to sight your first tiger. I’d been to tiger camps before but sadly all I ever saw was evidence of where they’d been: claw scratch marks on trees, scats and even paw prints on dusty roads. But while cruising the eastern edge of Kaziranga National Park in north-east India, the alert goes out: “Tiger!”. All eyes onboard scan the tall elephant grass atop the sandy riverbank. The fabulous feline face resembles a mask like Tony the Tiger of cerealpack fame….