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  • Riding in India's worst Heat Wave

    This was what I was going to ride through on the KTM 390 Adventure all the way from Bangalore to Himachal and beyond. It was a cool and cloudy morning on the 11th of May 2022. Thankfully because of…
  • Pics: Tigers @ Panna Jungle

    This desire of mine was fulfilled in the winter of 2021, when I went to Kanha with a photographer friend. On my very first safari, we encountered this young male who had inadvertently separated from…
  • Fast cars & snow in Boston, USA

    Now that jet lag hit DS properly and he couldn't sleep at nights, he started strolling around the streets at midnights or extremely early mornings. This phenomenon continued for a couple of weeks…
  • 2 weeks in Kashmir and Ladakh

    We wanted to spend 4 days in Kashmir and 10 days in Ladakh. The plan was to fly in from Chennai to Srinagar, and at the of the trip fly out from Leh to Chennai. We got quotations from 3 other tour…
  • South India: Winter, coast, jungles

    So with less than a week to go we had to change our plans, which was initially coast to coast from Pondicherry to Goa but we changed it to Pondicherry to Bandipur to counter these unexpected COVID…
  • Enchanting North Sikkim...

    Sikkim is a wonderland, the topography of the state is to be seen to be believed. Having been to most of the places in the western side of the state, somehow the urge to explore the North side awakened…
  • Rohtang in an Isuzu V-Cross

    The plan was for Wife and kids to fly to on Chandigarh 4th May where I picked them up and on the return fly back from Chandigarh on 14th May. I could have flown to Chandigarh too and booked a self…
  • Enchanting Ladakh in April!!

    I could gather very little information on the functioning hotels and weather conditions in April month, reason being off season. Only selected hotels and home stays are functional. Initially explored…
  • A Car, a Thar and a Tea Estate

    The terrain surrounding the bungalow requires a proper 4x4 vehicle, and a BMW is not of much use there. On the other had, the Thar was the ideal vehicle. The terrain and Thar were made for each other…
  • 10,237 km: Arunachal in a Thar

    This was likely to take a month, 10 days just going to Guwahati and back because I wasn’t keen on 15+ hours of daily driving. This would be a marathon, not a sprint. And the Thar, which I love to…
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