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  • VW Golf: Touring in the UAE

    A few months back, I was on the way to Jebel Al Jais ( Jebel – Mountain, Al- The, Jais – name of the mountain) and I missed sharing my story of racing with an FJ cruiser. I couldn’t complete…
  • North East: All Seven Sisters

    The BHPian community has gone everywhere in India and to most places in the world a million times. Even so, the North East of India is a somewhat less visited region. Some BHPians have followed the…
  • Kumaon: Writing with my feet

    For years I have experienced a recurring dream of walking or running in the mountains along a narrow trail through a pine forest. A carpet of needles cushions the ground beneath my feet. The forest…
  • Lucknow: Kebabs, history & more

    My father was born and brought up in Gorakhpur, UP. His job necessitated travelling the length and breadth of this great country, and he has seen many a great city in all its colors. Admittedly, my…
  • Driven: Hyderabad to Tadoba

    I have been planning this trip for over a year.. I am sure all fellow Hyderabadis will agree with me about the lack of quality weekend gateways from Hyderabad. This is one reason I miss Bangalore…
  • To beautiful Naukuchiatal

    Allow me to say right away that this is not a travelogue. There are no well-planned itineraries, route charts, time/distance logs and so on. It is simply a collection of memories over the years –…
  • Wanderlust for Pondicherry

    The plans were big, drive down to Kutch or a week in Sikkim. However, getting leaves for all of us (8 people) in sync was easily said than done. Hence Pondicherry was planned as a feasible for all…
  • The Kutch Expedition

    1030 in the morning and I am on a lonely sand swept broken road, camouflaged desert bunkers are all around me and I can imagine sharp eyes peering at me through the slits. This is the region of harsh…
  • Two Palio 1.6s & Kanyakumari

    Yeah, you've read it right! It was a spirited trip down south to Cape Comorin (Wondering if its only me who sort of likes the name Cape Comorin than Kanyakumari) It all started as usual over…
  • 2500 kms to Kerala & AP!

    Every drive has an origin story. How it came to be? Or rather, why it came to be? Mine had neither. It just was – like the universe is. We have all had our share of existential angst; why is…
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