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Old 2nd August 2011, 01:36   #856
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Missing the meets guys. Sadly I didn't get much time to meet up u people b4 leaving. Hope u guys meet up as often as possible . Missing Kochi and the rains . Enjoy
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Hey, thanks everyone!

It was nice meeting you all. Luckily we were able to find table inside the food court. The only downside I found was that the place was noisy.

BTW, when is our next meet?

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Hey, thanks everyone!

It was nice meeting you all. Luckily we were able to find table inside the food court. The only downside I found was that the place was noisy.

BTW, when is our next meet?

Thanks,
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Anytime after 15th August. Am driving to Blore next week so will miss that weekend.

Anyways, we need to have a major meet soon since we have some guys moving to US. JOSE, I hope you got my point.
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Missing the meets guys. Sadly I didn't get much time to meet up u people b4 leaving. Hope u guys meet up as often as possible . Missing Kochi and the rains . Enjoy
Where are you Alex?
Seems you just 'sold-off ' after marriage
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Yes .. had been missing the Team-BHP circuit after getting married. I needed to move to UK for project assignment . It was an urgent req . Everything happened at very short notice.
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Yes, its a private journey, a solo drive.

If possible, please plan something well in advance, preferably during other holidays so that those employed can be benefited with lesser leaves.
Good, I found you a travel-enthusiast.
If we think to travel 'after setting and finishing all other serious work', he will never travel. Unfortunately most are in this category.

Destination: As said my dream is to Utharkhand. It is such a state to see. An Europe in winter......
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Destination: As said my dream is to Utharkhand. It is such a state to see. An Europe in winter......
Uttarkhand is a great place.

How many days trip are you planning? Any tentative dates?
I suggest you to start a new thread so that we can get lot of information on road/route/accommodation/places of interest etc etc to fine tune the trip.
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I just saw another thread started yesterday for Uttarkhand HERE (An Uttarakhand Vacation)
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Uttarkhand is a great place.

How many days trip are you planning? Any tentative dates?
I suggest you to start a new thread so that we can get lot of information on road/route/accommodation/places of interest etc etc to fine tune the trip.
Study of route is already done, almost.

Route 1. Bglr-Pune(bypass Mum)-Surat-Ahmedabad-Udaipur-Jaipur Delhi-(GQ)
from Delhi-Moradabad- (to Uttharkhand)Haldwani-Chaubatia- Almora to anywhere:Pithoragarh, Nainital....

Route 2. Bglr-Pune-(Aurangabad: Ajanta-Ellora)-Indore- Jhansi- Agra-Moradabad to Utharkhand...

A minimum of 8 days...
Accommodation: Cheapest Youth Hostels(YHAI)
Cost: About Rs. 10000/- per head all incl.
Dates: Any time is ok for me(almost...). Working people have to discuss and fix date in advance.

Jain, pls coordinate...
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Study of route is already done, almost.

Route 1. Bglr-Pune(bypass Mum)-Surat-Ahmedabad-Udaipur-Jaipur Delhi-(GQ)
from Delhi-Moradabad- (to Uttharkhand)Haldwani-Chaubatia- Almora to anywhere:Pithoragarh, Nainital....

Route 2. Bglr-Pune-(Aurangabad: Ajanta-Ellora)-Indore- Jhansi- Agra-Moradabad to Utharkhand...

A minimum of 8 days...
Accommodation: Cheapest Youth Hostels(YHAI)
Cost: About Rs. 10000/- per head all incl.
Dates: Any time is ok for me(almost...). Working people have to discuss and fix date in advance.

Jain, pls coordinate...
Just 8days? I am now listening. I think I can manage to stay away from office for 8days.
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Can we hire a big vehicle say Innova/Xylo so that can sit together in single vehicle.
But on Driver-less rental, driver is costly and nuisance.

But no 'Rent-a-car'. They charge normal Rs. 15 km after 200 kms per day ! too costly for covering about 8000 kms.

Will you try ?
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Sorry I couldn't make it guys, looks like I missed a good meet.

No meets possible until the Onam vacations get over, as my dad's coming over from Bahrain and we have a few trips planned. Who knows, I might even write my first travelogue on TBHP!!

But during the next meet, let's definitely arrange a photoshoot, rains or not.
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thanks to coolclouds (jain) for the help in sourcing the race chip. I owe you my friend.
Race chip?? Wow, Prashob chetta, are we going to see your Figo become the champion of Kochi's Traffic Lights Grand Prix??
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Anytime after 15th August. Am driving to Blore next week so will miss that weekend.

Anyways, we need to have a major meet soon since we have some guys moving to US. JOSE, I hope you got my point.
Naveen, I got your point. We'll see to it .

Thanks,
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Anytime after 15th August. Am driving to Blore next week so will miss that weekend.

Anyways, we need to have a major meet soon since we have some guys moving to US. JOSE, I hope you got my point.
Naveen, I will be in B'lore from 6th to 9th Aug. When will you be there in B'lore?
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