Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Day 3 - Nagpur to Jhansi






Last night was great night driving, then the rains, then the road became pot holes of mud and rocks, and then -- just as we found good paved roads again -- the engine stopped.  Today was better, until it wasn't.


Day 2 - Hyderabad to Nagpur; riding into the night



Riding at night can be amazing; quiet dark roads, the hum of the engine, and the brisk night air. It's tranquil, magical even -- until you run out of road.

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Day 1 -- We endured


We didn't get off to a great start. We'd been working (not on this but rather our business) right up until 2:AM the day of the ride. With about 2 1/2 hours of sleep Nihanth and I got up, got ready, took too long to load our gear, and then ...

Monday, September 4, 2017

Last Thoughts Before We Ride


With 48 hour before we set out on our epic 30 day motorcycle trip to the Himalayas and beyond, with all the scheduling and procurement behind me, I'm left with a moment of calm to reflect.

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Why I Embraced Vagabonding


I was a traditional entrepreneur from the age of 23 until my mid 40s. Then a whirlwind of unforeseeable events took place and the current took me on an adventure I never saw coming.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

The Southern India Motorcycle Tour Day #1 & #2


As hot as Bangalore has been this summer, when you hit the road at 6:30 you need to at least have a sweatshirt. The planned route was Bangalore to Mysore (Mysuru), to Ooty through the Bandipur National Forest, then to Coimbatore, Munnar, Madurai, Rameshwaram, Puducherry, Vellore. and back to Bangalore  Today was amazing!

Elephant Charges us en Route to Munnar

The traffic was stopped, so I drove up the shoulder of the road around the cars (what is a motorcycle for after all?) only to spook a bull elephant who charged us, twice. We only caught footage of one. But note after how he peeks out from the bushes us eyeing us.