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Old 15th July 2008, 10:43   #1
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Just returned from 2 days of off-roading bliss in Coorg. The rains were not as heavy as expected so, the terrain was relatively easy this time around. Last year it was 'extreme' OTR. This time around it was 'moderate' OTR.

Day 1 was a planned OTR with nearly 35+ 4x4's doing mud/slush bath in the jungles near Polibetta.

Day 2 was a kind of unplanned sojourn by few of us folks into Chelvara falls & Choma Kunda. It was a mix of off-roading & some breathtaking scenic beauty.

Here are some pictures -- I am toooooo lazy right now to give a detailed writeup of the 2 days.

Pictures from Day 1 of the OTR:
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I was about to send you a PM reqeusting for these pictures as I could not see any in Jeep thrills too.
Thanks Shan

So, Sharavan had another adventure here. Hmm.. Great.
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Here are pictures from Day 2.

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Looks like a lot of people got dirty. he he. Nice pics. Hope samurai will be able to give an account of the adventure.
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Yes, E_L, Samurai should give a detailed OTR report. To be honest, I am being lazy, knowing fully well that Samurai will give a detailed report :-)
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Wow! Nice pics and for a nerd like me your moderate OTR does not fit in as to me it does look like extreme OTR in the case of the yellow ride. I had never been on offroading anytime, and seeing this i feel like joining. Keep the pics coming.
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Ah, I see Patrick all soaked. How did his Landcruiser perform?
Where's Samurai?
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VJ, in the first set of pics, there are 2 different 'yellow' jeeps. see the tyre pattern carefully and you will be able to make out the difference.

And yes, you would be surprised at the number of 'nerds' that have a passion for off-roading .
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Ah, I see Patrick all soaked. How did his Landcruiser perform?
Where's Samurai?
Nitrous, The LC had some fuel pump failure, so did not come to the OTR Spot.

Samurai had a very nice OTR; however, I will leave the details for Samurai to post.
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Wow - nice pictures. And you call this MODERATE OTR ?

How will the EXTREME OTR be ?? Come on fellows - out with more pictures and a detailed report. This is going to be awesome.
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Nice pics and eager to see the detailed post cum pics from Samurai San

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really nice pictures.. Was Thomas D'souza (Tom) a part of this?
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.... And you call this MODERATE OTR ?

How will the EXTREME OTR be ?? ...
@N_C, if it had rained heavily, then the same terrain and the same OTR would have turned into an 'extreme' version. Basically, the more rain you have, the more slush, muck and mud you have and it leaves the 4x4's with very little traction to hold on and the tyres just spin on like on a glass top. Also, the innocuous looking stream bed crossings turn into monsters as the slush turns into clay and something like quicksand and just doesn't let your 4x4 through.

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Come on fellows - out with more pictures and a detailed report.....
I, like most off-raoders, am not good with words so can't do justice in sharing through words on how the 2 days went. Can share only through pictures tough
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really nice pictures.. Was Thomas D'souza (Tom) a part of this?
Are you referring to Tom from Mercara? If yes, then he was there.
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Are you referring to Tom from Mercara? If yes, then he was there.


Yes.. i was reffering to Tom from madekeri.
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