Departure Day: The joy in (re)discovering about, how capable you are; when you travel solo, because you will be totally responsible for yourself. With most of the packing done, still bits and pieces lying around to complete, for the evening flight departure. I left office early, completed all the tasks, final checks done and then […]
The thirst to ride more and more never seems to subside. This was a ride to munch miles and make use of a good weekend. The road condition is superb. Although, the title says 900 kms in 16 hours, it actually took 14 hours from Home at Kolkata to the Hotel at Vizag. I do […]
We are deeply saddened and heartbroken by the loss of Joi “SJ” Harris. Joi was an extraordinary woman with a passion for riding and motorsports. She was known for her beautiful spirit and bubbly personality. She was fearless and relentless in her pursuit of her dream, to ride as a motorsports professional. Joi will be […]
Day 10 – Riding from Nathang to Siliguri and carrying my bike as a luggage with Indian Railways. The Loops of the Old Silk route were beautiful. Watch it for yourself.
A constant hunger of doing a solo journey lingered in my mind for months. Never had the courage to take that plunge and feel the essence of it. There were days, people around me used to ask or say “you are crazy”, “are you serious?”, “why can’t you go in group?”, just get married and […]
Day 9 – Collected my permits from John Shanker ( Gurudongmar and Old Silk Route permit agent ) and headed off to the Old Silk Route.
Day 8 – Just woke up from a bad fever and extreme cough and cold after Day 7 to Gurudongmar. Today, the ride was from Lachen to Gangtok, repairing my punctured tire at last and moving on with my 3rd fall in this journey.
Day 7 Part II – I had to push my motorcycle for a few meters to reach the altitude. Lucky, that it happened just at the end. Strolling around at 17800 ft after reaching Gurudongmar and coming back to the home stay with a 104 degree fever.
Day 7 – Reaching Gurudongmar – Riding from Lachen to Gurudongmar leaving at 4:30 am in -11° C on 24th November, 2016.
Day 6 – After Lunch Break – Riding from Mangan to Lachen.