Our Indian family has grown! We welcome Siyana Sankhala, daughter of Amit and Jessika, to the Wildland family of the far east.
Siyana, the newest member of our Indian family at Wildland Adventures.
Siyana is an Arabic name. They expect to call her "Siya" for short which is close phonetically to "Sita", wife of Rama in Hindu theology, esteemed as a standard-setter for wifely and womanly virtues for all Hindu women.
Sita is known for her dedication, self-sacrifice, courage and purity.
Little does Siyana know what an amazing life she has to look forward to. Her dad, Amit, was about as close to a modern day real life characterization of Kipling's Jungle Book character, Mowgli, that you can get: Born the grandson of a forest officer and son of a renowned wildlife tour operator, Amit rambled in the remote forests of India since he was a baby. Not unlike...