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Old 17th September 2010, 15:23   #1
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This was a trip into a beautiful valley in the eastern ghats, at a place called papi kondalu - Khoida.

It is remote and isolated place with practically no human habitation within 20kms, such places are hard to find to day,20km may not seem much on the highway but where roads are non existent and the going is not more than 4 or 5 kms per hour its quite a long way.

here is where we stayed 3 days with nature. I hope you like the photos even though they don't show the whole picture.
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Nandkishore, Thats what I call LIFE. CJ3B, forest, overnight stay, friends, food and cooking. Nice photographs. Is that Dr. Amar with you? We is exactly what we do at Srisailam, it would be nice if you can join here or we join you there somewhere in winter, thats when myCJ3B will be ready. Regards,
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Awesome photos! Hope to do some thing like this in near future.

BTW can we have a small writeup about this place?
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Amazing Trip should say. Loved the way you guys camped in the forest, enjoyed the stay there and moreover, the Tribals living in those jungles. Isin't he a tribal local, holding a Bow & Arrow?
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The Location looks wonderfull , it must be a reserve forest , did you have a forest officer or some contacts in forest department , by the way i guess it has to be CJ for such terrain , post us pictures of some wild life sightings
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Dear nanda kishore,
COngratulations on your wonderful 3B. I have seen many 3b's with isuzu power trains. This has to be a hyderabad job. There was one example in chennai as well. The only problem is sourcing spare parts for GB.

Please continue to enjoy your 3B as you are doing. All the best!!
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fazalaliadil Sir, yes that is my brother in law Mr. S.Amarnath who is an orthopaedic surgeon. we would love to join you in the winter trip you are planning.

Yes that guy with the bow and arrows is a gond tribal who came near our camp on the 2nd day of camp.

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Rovergen, Hi, yes that was a place to remember and im sorry i dont know if it is a reserve forest area or not, one of my friends has a relative who lives in a village about 40 kms from this place. He showed us this spot. i hope i get the chance to go there again.
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Nanadakishore ,seeing your pics i remember my trekking trips to ooty and yelagiri.

BTW what do you do in the forest for 3 days? and are there any wild animals in this place
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Joshguy Hi basically just laze around ie go for drives in the jeep or walks in the morning, yes there is wild life out there but sightings are rare as most wild life is nocturnal and very alert so they see us long before we see them.
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Mr.Vinod sir, thanks for the note, yes we do really enjoy our cj3b, i got ours done at Guntur.
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WOW!!! This is all what I have been dreaming off. You have a fantastic machine there. I myself have a CJ3B which though is running the original hurricane engine. This limits the excursions that I can make on this fantastic machine to a basically OTR's.

As ther say that dreams never die, I am dreaming that in the later future I might change the engine of my 3B from the original hurricane to something like you have done. I think that you are running an Isuze Turbo 2.6 in this vehicle. Right??

Cheers mate and waiting for more pics
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such a lovely location! Thanks for the pics, Sir.

Did you get your Jeep done at Chilakalurpet? Heard it is famous for jeep works etc.
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harjeev, Hi yes that is a Isuzu 2.4 and thanks for the note bye more in my next thread.
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Hi, yes i still think its the best camp we had, i got my jeep done in Guntur as chilakaluripeta guys are now a days not up to the mark, bye
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