|Rahulkool ||26th May 2010 19:17 |
Originally Posted by ampere
NICE road is the best option to by-pass Bangalore from NH4-NH7.
This forms the North West to the South Arc of Bangalore.
The only issue is that at Bannerghatta road intersection, the NICE road is broken, due to a court case.
Roads are though complete on both sides all the way. Its just that the joint is broken.
One needs to go around this place. A official sits and directs the traffic.
The T-Junction you hit was Bannerghatta road.
Attached is an illustration, with the arterial roads marked.
Thanks mate for all info, will be useful in next trip. But there was no one to guide the traffic.
Originally Posted by bottle
21st May was a Friday right ? I remember coming across a temple celebration halfway to Chennai on that day. It was just before the 3rd toll booth afaik.. also had I known you were going that day we could have made plans to hook up !
Yeah i saw that but i was stuck in traffic just after bangalore not at that place.
Originally Posted by LongDrive lover
Man, this is true with every member of this forum! :)
At least for me hehe. Usually i don't let drive anyone unless i am very much sure if they are capable of driving on highways.
Originally Posted by MudMover
Thanks for the wonderful travelogue and pics! This month happens to be the anniversary of my solo Blr-Mbai trip last year and your thread was kind of nostalgic.
Your description above bear a very uncanny resemblance to my predicament on the day before the trip! Only thing, I'd been reading up details of Blr-Mbai trips on this forum so I'd already done a little bit of backup preparations in case the train journey bombed. My only regret is that I had a stupid jumpy bolero and so I couldn't enjoy the trip. It was a memorable journey matched only by the Blr-Bandipur trip I did on my kinetic last Sunday.
Thanks mate, would love to hear about your trip. try to post the travelogue.
Originally Posted by Nikhilb2008
Well, when I was driving earlier that day, I also saw one temple celebration. This was in a proper town. The cops had closed the lane and were diverting all traffic into the opposite lane.
It was some 150 kms or so away from Madras.
No when i went there some celebration were going on but traffic was normal.
Originally Posted by esteem_lover
Nice impulsive drive Rahul. These are the most exciting trips you can make. I love driving alone and I sure did enjoy every bit of your experience. cheers mate.
Originally Posted by aargee
The Scorp on Swaraj Mazda looks very funny. For some reason they preffered to carry over than towing the vehicle.
If I'm not wrong, the trip should take not more than 20 hours if driven properly from Chennai to Mumbai & that includes only short breaks. Right?
Yeah it was looking funny and the way it was loaded. The car was little bigger than the truck so the front and rear were rubbing against the truck. I am sure owner will have a nightmare after getting the vehicle.