Day -1: Pune to Vadodra

Prologue: The year 2017 has been hectic one with minimal leaves availed in office and rides limited in and around Pune. November was the month that I had the opportunity to take a long leave and then head out for a multi-day bike trip. I have never ridden my bike towards North above Maharashtra as […]

Day 10: Polem to Pune (524 km)

<<Day 9: Kannur to Polem (424 km) Day 10 was going to be our 2nd last day of the trip. As per our original plan, we were supposed to spend today’s day relaxing at the Kamaxi Beach resort, but I decided to do otherwise. I was terribly homesick so I decided to ride solo to Pune while […]

Day 9 : Kannur to Polem (424 km)

<<Day 8: Munnar to Kannur (366 km) Day 9 of the ride started even before the dawn. With 424 km to cover, Shohrat mentioned that he wanted to reach Goa before the sunset. The road till we exited Kerala was same as I have discussed before. The highway passes through the center of each adjacent […]

Day 8: Munnar to Kannur (366 km)

<<Day 7: Thekkady to Munnar Day 8 was a Sunday. Hence most of the folks in Kerala were busy in their weekly prayers at the church. This helped us to carry good speed while crossing the cities. The highways in Kerala pass through the heart of each adjacent city, hence the general time and distance calculation […]

Day 7: Thekkady to Munnar (100 km)

<< Day 6: Kollam To Thekkady (160 km) As you must have guessed from the title, today’s day was meant to be relaxed riding and covering only 100 km. So we began our day by visiting the Periyar National Park. Initially, I was quite reluctant of the idea as all I wanted to do was […]

Day 6 : Kollam to Thekkady (160 km)

<<Day 5: Rameshwaram – Kanyakumari – Kollam (464 Km) At KTDC Tamrind Kollam, we woke up to a spectacular view of the lake from our hotel window. After visiting Kanyakumari yesterday and riding for 460 km, we were in a mood to take it easy today. Today’s destination was Thekkady that was 160 km away. It sounded like […]

Day 5: Rameshwaram – Kanyakumari – Kollam (464 km)

<< Day 4 : Kodaikanal to Rameshwaram (282 km) We have a dream ! Our dream is to ride to Kanyakumari from Pune on bike ! This dream was going to turn into reality on day 5. It started very early for us as we left to witness the sunrise at the Dhanushkodi point that […]