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Old 15th February 2010, 11:12   #91
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Here are the latest photographs of my Fiat Linea using sodium vapour street lamp, tripod and self-timer:
Using my Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T900:
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Using my Sony Handycam HDR-XR500:
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This photograph was taken during sunset in the natural light:
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What a beauty

The pictures look great, I feel the mud flaps are too long and spoiling the look of the car!
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They are freebies fitted by Concorde Motors at the time of delivery!
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looks very cool Ravi Finally I spotted a FTA Linea last week. Looks very lovely.
Try some pics with plane back ground, say a wall or something. the house gate, other cars etc technically are little distracting elements

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recshenoy, Thanks. Sure. Noted for the next photo session.
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Even though I have been driving for more than three decades, my driving was restricted to the southern states of India, i.e., until recently. After becoming a proud owner of Fiat Linea, I have been contemplating to drive in my Fiat Linea to break my own record. So, after discussing with my wife and two daughters, I decided to drive in my Fiat Linea for a long trip of Bangalore-Goa-Mahabaleshwar-Mumbai-Pune-Bangalore.

Please see my travelogue at the following link:

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/travel...mbai-pune.html (My Fiat Linea's tryst with Goa/Mahabaleshwar/Mumbai/Pune)
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Checked out your travelogue thread. The Mahabaleshwar and Goa pics are quite beautiful. After reading your thread I am quite inspired to go for that LX130 model.

How did you find company operated Petrol/Diesel pump? I mean how do you distinguish between the private and company owned?
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Thanks, Autocop, for the compliments.

I usually have petrol from HP COCO outlet near my home & BP COCO outlet, Chinnar, NH 7, near toll plaza, Krishnagiri, where quality and quantity are better than the unknown private dealers. Usually COCO retail outlet is a huge one with attached restaurant/children's play area/toilet facilities and displayed in bold letters with big sign boards. Prior to my trip, I downloaded the list of COCO retail outlets located on my route from the websites of BP/HP/IOC and the Internet.

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My Fiat Linea sharing the limelight at this historical place
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Sweet pictures, J. Ravi. You drove down from Bangalore to Bombay? Some road sections are amazing, perfect for a dynamically rich car like the Linea.
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Thanks a lot, GTO, for the compliments. Yes, I did the driving of entire 8 day, 2887 km long trip. I thoroughly enjoyed driving NH 17 from Goa to Mumbai via Mahabaleshwar. Breathtaking, picturesque and amazing ghat sections, one after the other!
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Great trip and great photos Ravi. I too am planning for a trip like you did. Just waiting for ample time and opportunity.
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Thanks, Kapil, for the compliments. I have already started planning for my next long trip, Bangalore-Hyderabad-Varanasi-Agra-Delhi-Jaipur-Bangalore.
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Ravi, nice pics from your travelogue.I'm sure you would have thoroughly enjoyed driving her throughout this trip. Even I need to drive to the northern parts of India, been driving mostly in south india so far.

Your trip to Varanasi/Jaipur will be quite long , how many kms will it be approximately ?
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Thanks, sdp1975.

I enjoyed every second of 8 day and every metre of 2887 km long trip!

Bangalore to Delhi is approximately 2000+ km. For the entire round trip, it would be around 5 k km, I think, I can easily do that with stops at Hyderabad, Varanasi, Agra, Delhi, Jaipur, etc. The return journey could easily be completed with one night halt, driving 1000 km/day. I shall let you know once I finalise planning part.

I wish, you can also go for a long trip in your Fiat Punto! I wish you all the best.
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