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  • Diveagar Beach and around

    With my first car now a little over a year older, the yearning to start exploring the not so known places one by one was ever increasing. Also, me and my wife were looking for a much needed break…
  • Swift: Ranchi to Jaisalmer

    I have been wanting to post a travelogue since a long time. After having transitioned from a student to a working man now, I think it is about time I took an attempt. Needless to say, I might not…
  • Chikmagalur, in search of rain

    Monsoon was supposed to hit Bangalore by 01-June, one week earlier than normal. However, one month past that date and it was playing hide and seek with the speed breaker city. Hence we thought of…
  • Alternatives to Ladakh?

    It was my dream to drive across Ladakh in an SUV -- if I'm able to buy one or rent a suitable vehicle. Or maybe even take my sedan there. This seems to be threatened (temporarily, I hope). I have…
  • Cycling expedition to Sach Pass

    Pangi valley is approachable through Sach pass located at a height of about 4414 mts (14,477 feet) from the sea level, and through Cheni pass located at a height of 4385 mts (14,382 feet) above the…
  • Himachal in a Renault Duster

    If you have a recipe with verdant Apple orchards , mystic valleys , gurgling rivers and majestic mountains with a high Himalayan mountain pass thrown in for good measure - what you get is a vacation…
  • Thengumarahada: Wildlife & 4x4

    If you are interested in both off-roading and wildlife spotting, then Thengumarahada is THE PLACE. Thengumarahada is the name of the village where 200-500 settlements are there and Moyar river…
  • Shettihalli Church...in ruins

    I never ever heard of Shettihalli church in my life until our good friend Arun mentioned about it last week. He told Atul that it is very close to Hassan and can be easily covered in a day trip. I…
  • Weekend at Tirthan Valley

    Well, I wanted some peace, wanted to be away from the maddening crowds that are so typical of almost all the 'popular' hill stations up north. Especially in the months of May-June. Tirthan seemed…
  • Ladakh in a low GC hatchback!

    We all have a “To Do List” in our life. In my “To Do List” Ladakh drive was on the top but never knew that in 2015 I will be able to accomplish it. Winter vacations were spent in Rajasthan…
Redlining the Indian Automotive Scene