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  • Fun in Australia & New Zealand

    Cousin from Australia suggested week long trip to New Zealand and agreed to join in. Suddenly the family visit trip turned to a 15 days backpackers journey within Australia and neighboring New Zealand.…
  • Cycling Journey: Noob to expert

    Instead of the cool confines of home, I was out under the hot and muggy Delhi Sky, staring up at the distant stars. I was all alone, barring a few drunkards floundering around in the dark night. Most…
  • National Parks Drive, Colorado

    Colorado happens to have 4 national parks in addition to other attractions. I have been to 21 parks so far, so adding another 4 was definitely a good thing. Being a family road trip and learning from…
  • Iceland: A song of Fire & Ice!

    Iceland is hands down the most beautiful country in the world. We did a road trip of the country in 2015 and stayed at campsites throughout. My only regret about visiting Iceland in the Summer of…
  • Waterfalls near Thokarwadi Dam

    Khandi, Thokarwadi dam & enroute waterfalls, located about 75 km from Pune. You have to take old Pune-Mumbai highway towards Mumbai and take a right turn from Kanhe Phata, then after crossing the…
  • Bhutan in a Tata Safari Storme

    Here are the highlights of my visit: Driving in Bhutan: No traffic lights. It took me some time to adjust to driving in Bhutan. I should say, it took me some time to removing bullying behavior from…
  • To Kanyakumari & Rameshwaram

    Over the last two years, we have ridden across the North, West and Eastern parts of India. It was time we revisited the Southern coast and what better than a long weekend. We’d decided that we want…
  • Pics: Panna Tiger Reserve

    I was up at 5am, that too without an alarm! Forests can do things to you, and surprisingly our 'civilized' bodies somehow adapt very soon. It took me a second to realize where I was, waking up to…
  • Spiti Valley in my Endeavour

    During September 2019 my friend Partha Mitra and I undertook a self-drive expedition from Kolkata to Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh in my Ford Endeavour 2.2 Titanium. Our route was Kolkata – Varanasi…
  • Camping & Driving in Norway!

    In 2016, we decided to take a road trip to Norway. The added bonus of these campsites are that they are generally located in amazingly scenic locations like the beds of fjords or rivers or nestled…
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