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Old 7th June 2011, 21:14   #16
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Alone, you might be kidding. You've got an amazing travelouge in making Hriday. All eyes glued to this thread. Each and every pic is a visual treat and seeing the same place from perspective of different people is a great experience.
Thank you. That's true, everyone has unique observation and narration of the same observation.

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Interesting,my friends and i did a dash till Sangla from Delhi\Ambala in approximately 18hrs with lots and lots of breaks,this saturday.
Nice, when are you writing the TL? I was planning as 14hrs drive from Chitkul to Gurgaon, but got massive traffic in Parwanoo, Ambala and after reaching Delhi. Also, I made a mistake of taking the Shimla bypass which made my drive 17.5hrs.

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Fantastic journey and pics

3.5 hrs flat to fix the problem and change bearings is a super fast service
Thanks bharat. I don't consider it as superfast, the guy working on my wheel was little slow. He took more time to open the axel than fixing it!

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Congrats on the Gypsy, a vehicle i always loved & wished for. Looking forward to the story of the entire journey.
Thank you. Driving a gypsy is a whole new experience.

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Amazing! Great pics, which camera are you using? Is it a DSLR?
Thank you. Yes, it is DSLR. Canon 450D.

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AWESOME!! Word cannot do justice to the pleasure of driving alone. Just the open road and your sweet ride....
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Default Drive to Nako

24th May, 2011
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It was 7:30 am in the morning when I get out of the bed. Yesterday, I planned to leave by this time! After getting ready to leave I took out camera to get few more snaps.

The famous Bhima Kali Mandir:

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Snow capped mountains:

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By 8:30 I started my journey, I hope Zuki wonít disappoint me this time. The road till Bawanagar is very good, after that road become bad to worse. Road widening is going on in that section.

Welcome to Kinnaur!

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Some good concrete road.

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JP group has got two power projects on muddy Sutlej river on-going: 1000MW Karchham Wangtoo and 300MW Baspa II project. So, bad road is mainly because of dam construction works. For a better tomorrow, this much inconvenience doesnít count.

3 military gypsys are convoying, I also join the party. Crossing a overflowing nala:

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Bumpy dusty road:

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Everytime I got a better road section, I got mesmerized by beauty of Himachal.

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Shongtong Bridge:

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By 12:00pm I arrived at Powari, the HP power pump got no Petrol, so I decided to fill my tank at Recong Peo. After crossing Powari, there is a uphill diversion on the left to Recong Peo, the road is quite narrow and broken in parts. By 12:30 I was at Recong Peo, it is last place where I can get ATM (the ATM at Kaza normally out of service), I had my lunch with thukpa (a Tibetian soup noodle dish). I filled up full tank+15litres of extra petrol into jerry can. By 1:30pm I resumed by journey to Nako.

A view from DC office Recong Peo:

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Beautiful vista:

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Rear view used up for scenery rather than seeing vehicle:

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Sutlej river with Snow capped mountain as background:

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A wooden bridge over a Waterfall:

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Rock falling blocked the road:

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Awesome landscape with Zuki parked on side:

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Occassional excellent road patch!

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The gate at Spellow say itís 25kms to Pooh!

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Point bar (a geological term used for deposition on curves on a river) of Muddy Sutlej river:

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A zig-zag road full of blind turns!

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Beauty that can neither expressed in words nor photographs!

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A road goes to it!

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After crossing Pooh, the road started climbing leaving the river bed and all of a sudden the whole landscape changed! Vegetation become less and less, welcome to cold desert! I could not stopped myself from stopping and clicking!

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A road to Heaven on the earth:

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Zuki standing high!

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The road ahead!

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A tributary to Sutlej river.

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By 5:50pm I arrived at Nako, GPS showing an elevation of 3620m; for first time I am going to stay over 3500m AMSL. I checked into a hotel for 400bucks and ordered a cup of tea!

Contd...
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A nice travelogue with lovely pictures... a delight to read...inspires a trip to Spiti Valley
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A lovely Evening at Nako, Kinnaur

After finishing my cup of tea, itís time to explore the village.

A view from my hotel room:

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Nako has got a lake and monastery. It was around 5mins walk to the Lake. The sun was getting golden yellow and I got captivated by the view from lake.

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The reflection of snow peak mountain:

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A home next to mountains!

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I explored inside the village and lost my way somewhere, until a villager guided me to monastery!

Inside the village:

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Furry mountain goats:

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Nako monastery:

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Prayer wheels:

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Stupa:

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View from monastery, car going down the curves with lights on:

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By 8:00 I was back to hotel and had my dinner with my favorite chicken momo.

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No airtel network, so no facebooking, just processed a few photographs and hit the bed.

Cheers!
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Fantastic pics and great journey Hriday. Nako photos are superb especially the monastery and the lake.

Thanks for sharing and hooked to this thread now.
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Extra-ordinary pictures Hriday! I guess this is one of the good things about staying close to the Himalayas, up north in NCR region. You can drive down to some heavenly scenery in a few days!

The Nako monastery and lake photos are the best. The winding roads through the mountains are simply breathtaking!

Many thanks for sharing such a detailed photologue / travelogue. Long live the travelogue section on Team-BHP!

Rating this thread a well deserved 5 stars!
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Man your enthusiasum is apparent in your words, and your pix. You can become a travel writer any day. I am waiting for more, really glued to this thread. You are one amazing wanderer, I mean all alone, actually that's the best way of exploring inside and out.
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Default Drive to Sumdo, after a wonderful morning!

25th May, 2011

I bet, one don't need a alarm clock to wake up when the first sight of the day is appealing! Once again the panaromic view from my room dumbfounded me! The source of living of Nako depend on Apple and Pea cultivation. The apple of Nako has more demand because of higher altitude.

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Before leaving Nako, I enquired about the Mailing, a frequent landslide point, which is just few kilometers away from Nako. As of now there is no landslide, so there shouldn't be any problem. I also need to transfer the petrol from jerry can to tank. I forgot to bring a funnel, so just cut a empty Slice 1litre bottle and bingo!

Road is fantastic, till I reach Mailing, where the road is badly broken because of landslide. It is nice see to a earth mover stationed there, though there is no landslide today.

Crossing Mailing Nala:

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I think the frequent landslide in this area is due to highly deformed rock structure and the road is going right through it. Fractured rock blocks are hanging dangerously everywhere.

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Throughout the drive there always the fear of getting tyre punctured, as the rocks lying on the road got really sharp edges, which can cut the rubber like razor! And getting a puncture is the last thing I want to face.

After crossing Mailing, the road goes down to the valley, and the view it offer is just out of the world. In addition the road condition is simply awesome.

Just after crossing Mailing, the quality can easily beat any road of gurgaon!

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A panaromic view, I wonder how it will be after getting to Spiti valley!!!

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Where the turn ahead leads to? Heaven?

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A tough decision to move ahead when you got surrounded by such landscape

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I am going down to there!

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Zuki desperate to take down the slope and curves!

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Go go go! I am suprised to see elctricity lines thorughout the journey!

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Apart from scenic beauty, the geology of the photograph (source UCSB Earth science dept.): view to north of lower spiti valley. The light yellowish white sediments are fine-grained lacustrine deposits that were formed during a late Pleistocene intensified monsoon phase. At that time, a large landslide just downstream from where this image was taken, has dammed the Spiti river for several thousand years and resulted in lake-sediment deposits.

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A dream road ahead to drive through windy sections!

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Zuki my partner!

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No words!

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A home into the hills, I think had they higher up the walls, they won't had to make a roof!

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There is check post at Chango, where one has to enter the car details and moved ahead. A security personal took a lift to Sumdo, there is some problem with BSNL tower here so he need to report from Sumdo.

Down to valley!

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Sultej river, meandering and cutting into hills!

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Sumdo check post! I am planning to go to Kaurik from there! but I need to get the pass.

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Welcome to Spiti!

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Spiti-Sutlej confluence with the Spiti coming from the left side. The different colors of the rivers indicate the varying amounts of suspended sediment transported.

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Another view of Sumdo. From Sumdo, one route goes to Kaurik, the check point of Indo-Tibetian border.

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After giving my details at check-post, I enquired about getting pass to Kaurik. For a civilian it is not possible to get pass upto last check point, I have to come back from 3kms before the check post. So, I cancelled the idea of going to Kaurik!

I forgot to say about a couple whom I met in Nako, also travelling to Spiti valley on a Thunderbird from Delhi. I really liked the way they prepared themsleves, they have got walkie connected to their helmets to commnicate between them! I met them again at Sumdo, actually they catch me up there. Am I driving slow? Whatever, how does it matter! It's about enjoying my ride

Wow! I am entering Spiti Valley now!

To be contd...

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AWESOME!! Word cannot do justice to the pleasure of driving alone. Just the open road and your sweet ride....
Thank you. Just one more addtition and a heavenly picturisque view all around!

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A nice travelogue with lovely pictures... a delight to read...inspires a trip to Spiti Valley
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Fantastic pics and great journey Hriday. Nako photos are superb especially the monastery and the lake.

Thanks for sharing and hooked to this thread now.
Thank you.

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Extra-ordinary pictures Hriday! I guess this is one of the good things about staying close to the Himalayas, up north in NCR region. You can drive down to some heavenly scenery in a few days!

The Nako monastery and lake photos are the best. The winding roads through the mountains are simply breathtaking!

Many thanks for sharing such a detailed photologue / travelogue. Long live the travelogue section on Team-BHP!

Rating this thread a well deserved 5 stars!
Thank you, for 5* as well. Totally agreed, this is the beauty of NCR, one can always make a drive to Himalayas. And nothing can beat the fun of driving in the winding hilly section!

I would say long live team-BHP, not only travelogue section, Route/travel queries as well which helped to plan this trip.

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Man your enthusiasum is apparent in your words, and your pix. You can become a travel writer any day. I am waiting for more, really glued to this thread. You are one amazing wanderer, I mean all alone, actually that's the best way of exploring inside and out.
Thanks zulfi. I don't have that high regard to my writing skills, but still will take your comments as compliments! Team-BHP got some wonderful writer, I just got inspired by them! Driving alone has got it's own charm but it is difficult to convince at home, specially mom that you are leaving alone.

Cheers!

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Forgot to ask, which lens are you using?
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Forgot to ask, which lens are you using?
I used the basic 18-55mm lens for most photos. In few photos of Nako I used 50mm 1.8f lens. I would have loved to use the telephoto lens as well, but there were too much of dust inside the gypsy, so I prefered not take the risk of changing lens.
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Beautiful narration and nicely composed photographs. BTW it requires a lot of determination to go for a solo ride to unknown territories. So a statement like "Alone !!! are you kidding" is fully justifed.

Hats off to you.

I am following this TL very closely. Hriday, Keep the details and pictures rolling

cheers!
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I truly loved the pics and the TL that you have put up. The place looks really awesome. Your TL and the information provided along with the link will come in real handy. Awesome photography indeed.

Though I do not have a gypsy, however I did see some cars as well in a few pics, so I am thinking maybe I can travel there in my Accent. Please do let me know if that will be a good idea and what all should I be aware of.
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Default Entering Spiti Valley

Sumdo to Tabo: Travelling with Monks!

After deciding against going to Kaurik, I resumed my voyage to Spiti from Sumdo at 10:15am.

Welcome to Spiti Valley. There is road going up on the right side of photo which goes to Kaurik.

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The road looked quite good.

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I am going to pay a visit at Giu village where a mummy of Monk is preserved. 3 guys asked for a lift, having a local company will prevent me from missing a road to Giu. They wanted to go to Hoorling, I told them that I am heading to Giu, they said it's OK, they will go down on the diversion to Giu. The guy sitting in the front even wanted to join me to Giu. He is actually monk, work in Dehradun, coming home in vacation! I never thought monks goes on vacation. Also, he is dressed up like a dude!

After driving about 2kms from Sumdo, I arrived at the diversion to Giu Village. Welcome gate to Giu:

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The other 2 guys got down and we started our journey to Giu. We have just drove 200ms into the road, and we got problem! Rocks are falling ahead, so the road is blocked! Now what, reverse; Giu trip prospond, I will try to make it while going back. The road is too narrow to take a turn, I had to reverse all the way down to the Gate! And thank got I got a navigator with me!

Giu cancelled, now I am heading to Tabo. The road turned into a dirt track, but it is ok, better than my expectation.

Photographers delight! Red sandstone!

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These rock formations just reminded of the last year trip to Nevada!

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The road was quite narrow, many a place I have to stop to give pass to the coming vehicle. I am going down, so the car has the right go first!

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The monk told me the story of the mummy of Giu, "the mummy was found when army personal are making the road to Giu. They saw blood coming out of the ground when they were cutting into the rocks. So, they excavated and found the mummy of the monk!" The monk is studying in a monastery of Dehradun, in summer they get a leave for two months and come home. Now, he is going to Hurling to meet his friends.

By 10:45am I arrived at Hurling. Hurling is much greener with lots apple cultivations.

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I dropped off the guys and 2 more monk asked for lift to Tabo, I never mind giving a lift to locals as I can get some insight of the place. Also, with monks around I will get a wild card entry to Tabo monastery. I was about the start, when the monk i just dropped off took a ride again, this time to Tabo. In fact, the friend he wanted to catch up; happened to just jumped into my gypsy!

The guy who sat on the co-passenger seat is more chatty than others and I liked that. They are heading to Tabo for a cricket match! Yes, cricket match. There is Cricket Premier league happening at Tabo, where teams from entire Spiti Valley is participating. They are going as cheerleader boys for Hurling! They also let me know about the results of IPL semi-finals which made me happy! Chennai into finals and also Mumbai into qualifiers defeating KKR. Double bonaza! Now, I want the Chennai Vs B'lore final!

Dirt track continues!

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As Giu dropped, I have ample of time to reach Kaza, so I took a break when and wherever I wanted!

A waterfall coming from melting ice

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Thats me with the dude monk from Dehradun

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One more pic with dude, Zuki badly needs a wash! Looking very sad.

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Trust me, the sky was much more inky blue than what the photo suggests! Problem is, if I try to get the sky colour, the photo will be underexposed.

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The Himachal govt is doing an excellent job giving local a chance to work! As employees they have to work for 100days per year. Road blocked, the supply tractor dropping rock boulders!

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I utilised the waiting time to click some snap:

A bridge across Spiti river. The monk said the river on the other side comes under Kinnaur District, so the people over there need to go to Recong Peo for any administrative work.

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The monk who wears a Ferrari Cap!

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Beautiful vista

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Spiti river bed. I saw some tractor down there, I would have like to do some off-roading down there! Off-roading alone in such terrain wont be good idea!

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Dirt track and gypsy! A deadly combination

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Effect of Devastating flood!

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This view will turn greenish in coming months

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Some cruising section!

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Smooth slopes, potential of skiing in winters?

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Stupa: Trademark of Spiti

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It is 11:45am on the clock and we are entering Tabo

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Welcome to Tabo

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Keep quiet, I can hear the sound of live commentary of cricket match!

Cheers!
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