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  • South Sikkim in a Thar

    Most of the bhpians by now must have known that I love the hills and I love Sikkim. Kolkata to Siliguri route is a gamble and bhpian Sheel is trying to bring some order to the chaos by giving near…
  • Scorpio: Drive to Cherrapunjee

    When the pre-monsoon showers are belting out their rhythm, how do you feel? I feel very lazy. I just want to lay there and listen to the rains and do nothing. And what do you do when you feel extra…
  • Sikkim - Baptism by fire

    On February 19th 2015, we were blessed with a baby girl. Now, with the missus pre-occupied, it was just the window of opportunity I was looking for to plan and realize my first substantial road trip.…
  • Yercaud: Nature & twisties

    So what do you do on an otherwise boring Saturday?? Plan an instant ride on Friday evening to Yercaud, head out with you rider folks early Saturday, tear your jeans, guys meeting with a small accident…
  • A long weekend at Kabini

    We planned this trip about a month ago and even then, I was only able to grab the last available room at The Serai. Being a 4 star resort in a place that has many such resorts (Orange County is another…
  • Linea: 7618 kms Summer Road-Trip

    If family, then how do we handle our kids (7.5Y and 2.5Y) on such a long drive? Should we take them along with us or drop them at their grandparents’ place? I didn’t want to take the kids along…
  • Fortuner: Leopards of Satpura

    I had driven down to Satpura National Park (again!) in April. A 3300 km trip, Bangalore - Pench - Satpura National Park - back. I stayed for a couple of nights at a forest rest house, which I had…
  • Kurseong & Darjeeling in a Thar

    I have lost count the number of times I have been to Darjeeling and frankly speaking there is no need to. There are countless threads on Darjeeling and this one is not going to add any more value.…
  • Driving a Ford up Mt.Washington

    She was right. It was October – smack in the peak of the Fall season. It is that time of the year when the immigrant desi population comes out in full force in the North-Eastern United States and…
  • Leh: The Air I Breathe

    I am a mere mortal, nor am I searching for a monastery and neither am I in search of enlightenment. Instead I am searching for some sanctity. And unfortunately, the chaotic, noisy life which I lead,…
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