‘BE ON THE ROAD’ is the travel and photography blog of Sankara Subramanian C that captures his global travel experiences while retaining a focus on INDIA, his home country.
This blog has been featured as one of the top 50 blogs in India and Sankara, his photographs and/or travel articles have been featured in National Geographic Traveller India Magazine, Deccan Chronicle newspaper, Exhibitor Magazine, TripAdvisor.in, Yuva Magazine, Tata Motors (Tata Nano Superdrive), Travelavenue.com, TeachStreet, KeralaTourism.org, eCollegeFinder, Flipnomad, iSikkim.com, Cheap Cruises.
Sankara is a freelance travel blogger and travel photographer. His key areas of interest are ‘Wildlife Photography’, Backpacking and ‘Adventure Travel’. He also has entrepreneurial interests in the Indian Adventure Travel and Tourism market. Prior to this, Sankara managed business development in Asia Pacific for a technology product development services company. Within the technology industry, Sankara has managed/handled various sales, presales, marketing and business development roles over a tenure of 9 years.
Additionally, Sankara serves as an 'Executive Grease Monkey' at Motours - a Bangalore based motorcycle adventure company.
Sankara is truly at home when he is on the road meeting new people and making acquaintances, exploring places, forests, wildlife, cuisines, cultures, languages and its history.
Sankara is an ardent motorcycling lover, wildlife researcher and enthusiast, keen bird watcher, hiker, explorer, photographer, videographer and an avid reader.
Sankara treasures all the moments when his adrenalin levels soared during adventure. Though, it has to be said that some of these moments have skirted with real danger.
Sankara captures his “moments in time” with his camera kit that includes a Canon EOS 7D DSLR with a battery grip, a Canon EF 17-40 f4.0 L wide-angle zoom lens, a Canon EF 70-200 f2.8L IS II zoom lens, a Canon EF 100-400 f4.5-5.6L tele-photo zoom lens, a BlackRapid Cargo (RS 5) camera strap, a B+W 77mm MRC UV Haze Filter, a B+W 77mm MRC Circular Polarizer Filter, a Manfrotto 055xProB Tripod, a Manfrotto 498 RC2 Ball head, SanDisk and Lexar CF Cards, a Lowepro Vertex Camera Backpack and a Lowepro Flipside 200 Camera Backpack.
When he is not ‘on the road’, Sankara loves to train in the gym, go for some boxing bouts, stay on top of the latest technological trends in the market, listen to more or less all genres of music, and spend as much time with family and close friends.
Sankara holds a Bachelors' degree in Mechanical Engineering from Vellore Institute of Technology, University of Madras. He is based at Bangalore, India and his buddy on wheels is a Royal Enfield Thunderbird Twinspark 350cc motorcycle.