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  • Ladakh in a Jeep Compass!

    In Aug, 2021, I was part of an off-roading trip to cover the hinterland of Ladakh and Zanskar valley. However, this time it was to explore the tourist destination with my wife Ritu, as my co-pilot.…
  • Workcation in the hills of Bengal

    No leave was planned for me & my wife was having leave, So I decided to do work from the mountains! As opposed to our normal plans, this time we didn’t opt for off beat places, as the network &…
  • Driving in Himachal for first time

    I was a little skeptical of whether I would be able to pull off the hill journey (my first time) - by the end of the trip, I was thoroughly enjoying the ride back from Shimla via the old highway (Shimla-Matholi-Shoghi)…
  • Europe drive in my Alfa Romeo

    It is a long tradition Peter and I have. For decades we will try and get away for 4-6 days every year. Just the two of us and our two Alfa Spiders. Most often we don’t have a particular destination.…
  • A weekend at Shevaroy Hills

    Yercaud is the tamil meaning for 'Lake Forest', quite suitable for this hill town which is beautifully nestled amidst Shevaroy Hills in Tamil Nadu at an elevation of 4970 ft. Yercaud is also called…
  • Burdwan: A peep into history

    Burdwan, a quaint town about 130 Kms from Kolkata also has its own set of history. So on a monsoony Saturday morning at about 8.45 am took out my trusted steed (The Black Scorpio) from the stable…
  • Ooty in my BMW 630d

    Road trips have become an essential part of my life after buying the 6 GT. Been doing it frequently now , there was one trip which really tested the capability of the 6 GT to handle bad and narrow…
  • Valparai: Lion-tailed Macaques

    I was driving my red BMW 320d. graaja was driving his "famous" BMW 330i GT, but Robi, once again, kept his BMW M340i in his garage. Instead of the M340i, in true "horses for courses" spirit, he drove…
  • Audi S5: Jaipur to Hyderabad

    Like Thanos from the Avengers, the end of WFH was also inevitable. Once we got the email for return to office, it was time to relocate Lucifer to Hyd. For the sake of practicality, we debated about…
  • Workcation in Wayanad...

    The first Airbnb we stayed is surrounded by greenery. The host was running a plant nursery until Covid struck and was in the process of restarting when we stayed there. Misty mornings enhanced the…
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