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Old 12th April 2009, 18:08   #91
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SWIFT

As stated before the Swift is an excellent machine. I am on the rear seat and the way GSM is driving, it feels as if I am sitting on some flying sofa.

The wind noise at 110-120kmph is like a Jet Roar which entices me.
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Great going guys. Keep up the tempo.

BT: We expect nice driveblog from you pretty soon with the captions as usual.
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They are now 80km from allahabad. Go go go!
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Old 12th April 2009, 19:21   #94
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Default The Varanasi Air Quality Report

I key this as we are cruising at 100kmph sundown.

just crossed Varanasi Town after samosa and tea.

The air smells of Chameli Ka phool (jasmine) . There is a romantic tinge in the air here, though the area is full of thugs. Saw couple of pretty women at a Petrol Bunk Dhaba (married with kids) and one poster that turns the local on - Chetna the Romantic Thriller is being shown at Local Theatres.
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white cow phenomena

GSM has been facing cows crossing our path since morning and incidentally all but the one at allahabad were white.

Mow !
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Great up to date report on the distances crossed folks.

Basu, when you can post a teaser picture of the movie running in Varanasi, why not some that show the landscapes with your traditional funny captions?

When do you reach Delhi?
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Old 12th April 2009, 23:03   #97
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on encouragement of Phamilyman, we are just 50kms from Kanpur.

Everyone else, I have depleted batteries of my Laptop, camera and Cellphone, so no photo posting. My mobile inverter can Only take 1 plug, so cellphone getting charged.

More surpriSes on store.
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Default Day 3 update

Reached Kanpur at midnight and called it a day.

Allahabad strech of two lane took more than one hour :(

Starting in 5 min
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Please update me when are you about to reach NE-1.
I would like to come for a small meet with you all.
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Old 13th April 2009, 09:36   #100
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Shiv is an expert Driver in total control of his vehicle. Never does he blink when monstrous trucks approach from opposite, as I saw in the Allahabad-Kanpur stretch yesterday night. Hats off Man!

And Thanks to you both for allowing me to ride with you till Kanpur.

I will be posting my photos in a separate thread as they have a different theme and for not to clutter this thread with too many photos with comments etc.
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Update:11:30AM

They were passing Agra so the drive so far was fast. They plan to break for lunch at Delhi and be outskirts of Delhi onto Jaipur Road by 3:30PM.

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Update:11:30AM

They were passing Agra so the drive so far was fast. They plan to break for lunch at Delhi and be outskirts of Delhi onto Jaipur Road by 3:30PM.

Abhi
They got stuck on the outskirts of Agra. Half an hour back they were 135 kms short of Delhi. I would estimate another three hours or so before they cross Gurgaon & hit decent three digit speeds on NH8
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Update: 2:30PM

They are passing Faridabad at the moment. They plan to meet Suman while passingg Delhi.

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Damn !! How could I miss this one !! And I see this on the day they pass Agra !!
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Update: 5:40PM

They are passing Behror at this time. Special thanks to Suman who helped them pass Delhi onto Jaipur Highway (NH8) very fast.

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