Bullet Points – Around Ellora & Aurangabad

Shirdi To Aurangabad. Started off late, at around 8 am. The road is just average, with several very bad patches. Stopped for breakfast near Vaijapur. Browsed internet to see what to do at Aurangabad. Figured out there's plenty to do at Ellora. So plan to stay at Ellora. Ellora  Very small town. 4-5 lodges. Prices vary … Continue reading Bullet Points – Around Ellora & Aurangabad

On Indian Roads and Jobs

Finding patterns is a respectable way of procrastinating these days. And drawing comparisons between two unrelated objects are seen as early signs of erudition. As I sit in the super luxurious dorm (Zostel) of ultra-modern (please note I am not exaggerating) bus stand of Vadodara, here is my take on how I see roads now … Continue reading On Indian Roads and Jobs

From Highest point of Karnataka (Mullyangiri) to Highest Point of Tamil Nadu (Ooty) via Madikeri (India Road trip contd.)

We camped at the highest peak of Karnataka (Mullyangiri), hoping to see a beautiful sunrise there. But I woke up the next morning only to see a thick blanket of fog around us. The visibility was so less that if we move few meters away from our tent , it became invisible to us. We were … Continue reading From Highest point of Karnataka (Mullyangiri) to Highest Point of Tamil Nadu (Ooty) via Madikeri (India Road trip contd.)

Things To Do in Ooty – How To Make Your Ooty Trip Memorable

A lot of people ask us about this journey we are on and among the foremost questions they ask is 'Which places did you like the most?'. Though I, now, have a standard answer to this question but this post is not about it. This post is about the inclusion of Udhagamandalam (or Ooty as we … Continue reading Things To Do in Ooty – How To Make Your Ooty Trip Memorable

Coffee Estates & Western Ghats of Chikamanguluru (Bike Trip contd.)

While planning out a rough draft of our itinerary, Chikamanguluru showed all the elements (on paper) of being a good place to spend some time. What we realized after a 4 day stay there was, that it is one of the best local getaways one can find in the region. Route Taken & Rideability -  … Continue reading Coffee Estates & Western Ghats of Chikamanguluru (Bike Trip contd.)