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Old 31st March 2008, 20:02   #1
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We always wanted to do some serious off roading and we were waiting for the right time and a perfect offroading vehicle... and then we found this one a Land Rover Defender..

This was on the Easter weekend and the place Lake District in UK around the Windermere lake..

Details and Pictures and Videos.. Shortly..
Off road 4 x 4 driving school in Windermere, Ambleside and the Lake District with Kankku

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Heres a similar thread in the meanwhile > http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/4x4-of...-scotland.html

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Old 31st March 2008, 23:58   #3
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Here are couple videos, More Soon...

We were in a Defender, and A pajero was following us.






Ok guys Please ignore the Conversation and the speech, (and guys who know Kannada will enjoy it :-) )

We drove both of them , Pajero and Defender, driving Pajero is effort less the machine takes care of most of the things...

Defender is very raw and it takes time to get used to it I feel it more masculine to drive.. but both were equally capable..

More shortly with a detailed log.

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Looks like fun! That's the SWB (short wheel base) Pajero, right?
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Tatas acquired the big British brands-Land Rover & Jaguar and we celebrated the event in our own ishtyle...went offroading in England's much talked about Cumbria- The lake district with breathtaking countryside views, warm, friendly pub atmosphere and endless romantic walks...in short it's a slice of paradise in the old blighty.

After months, rather years of fantasizing,Vinay & Sesh ( members of the famed Fiat club ) were finally driving THE LANDROVER DEFENDER, it's undoubtedly the stuff that dreams are made of...2.4 lt diesel engine producing a whopping 360Nm torque, leader in the all-terrain category!

To make the experience more noteworthy, we roped in Vinay's cousin Raju, who's designing the new Land Rover LRX... what more could you ask for! Then there was Sesh, our walking-talking encyclopedia on motoring...Vinay was pinching himself to ensure he doesn't go overboard with the adrenaline rush. Finally I managed to be part of the team to balance out the madness, tough task eh!

(More High Quality Videos here YouTube - vinayaca's Channel )

Day one-nothing eventful happened enroute , not to mention the glorious risotto and innumerable requests for starbucks coffee ( which we never drank throughout the trip:-))...well it wasn't such a damp squib after all- we took a lovely walk along Windermere lake, got caught in a snow shower and stayed in a beautiful cottage, with NO mobile connection. Bless the aloofness of the place! I'm sure the boys went to sleep in the land rovers, for they were all getting ready for the adventure of their lifetime...there will be bigger and better things down the lane, but for now, all that mattered was getting behind the wheels of the mighty monster.

Strangely enough none of us were tired of the driving or nonstop ooh, aahs and wows. We were now part of a different world, members of the renowned [COLOR=#FF0000]"I have driven the beast''[/COLOR] cult -the Landrover separated us from the lowly mortals...the heavens celebrated our victory with a mighty snowfall on an Easter day,rarest of occasions the locals kept talking.



(this is a straight Copy paste from the blog of the lady who was with us Vinaya's Wife, With her permission. )

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Looks like fun! That's the SWB (short wheel base) Pajero, right?
Yes sir that was a short wheel base one,
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Old 8th April 2008, 14:52   #7
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Some More Land Rovers in action...
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fantastic
dont they have a track thereabouts near the Off Roading School where they even test British Army vehicles?
you sure are lucky man! I would love such an opportunity.
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these are not real life situations....!! just mock up..

How about these...

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