Category Archives: Travel

1191mi Day 2 – Eugene – Crater Lake – Roseburg

Here are some details and pics of the Day 2 of 1191mi trip: Starting from : Eugene, OR Destination : Roseburg, OR (Via Crater Lake and Klamath Falls) Departure time : 8.00 AM PST  Summary of the Travel: Single PostDetails about Day 1: Day One Before I talk about the Day, here’s the route that we took: We made sure… Read More »

1191mi Day 1 – Bellevue to Eugene

Here are some details and pics of the Day 1 of 1191mi trip: Starting from : Bellevue, WA Destination : Eugene, OR Departure time : 5PM PST against the expected time of 3PM PST. Rental Car: Chevrolet Cruze From : Enterprise Bellevue Distance: 300 mi Approx. Time taken : 6 hours. Lodging: After my failed… Read More »

The 1191mi July 4th Road Trip

The July 4th 2015 weekend, I planned a road trip, the one with my wife and the places she always wanted to see. As the first part in this post, I am posting the route that I took and following this will be a series of detailed posts about each place that we came across.… Read More »

Udaan (Day 1)

How strange is this combination of proximity and separation.  That ground – seconds away – thousands of miles away.  ~Charles A. Lindbergh The above lines describe how I was feeling when I boarded my second flight (BLR- DEL) with my college friend Vivek. Boarding the flight was our first step towards a ten day long… Read More »

A weeklong trip to A & N Islands

Two men Andy and Jo Decide to go and thus begins ‘The Adventure of A&N Islands’ It was a 5night and 6day trip to Andaman with Kingfisher flights from Chennai. Date:  11th June, 2011 – 16thJune, 2011 Day 1 – Reach Port Blair Airport, Go to Hotel Room, Watch the heavy monsoon showers and get… Read More »

Tribute to Sharavathi valley, Jog and Raghu Dixit

This video is my tribute to Sharavathi valley, Jog and Raghu Dixit. Nature is at its pristine best in Sharvathi valley and Jog. Music especially the folk kind is best composed by Raghu Dixit. This video is the compilation of some of the wonderful moments at those exotic locations. Dated on 4th august this is… Read More »

Sharavathi Valley Trek

The gang: Anil, Ananth, Anjan, Ashish, Harshal, Rahul, Suhas, Gaurav, Vivek, Lokesh The Place: Sharavthi valley near Sagara situated in Shimoga. Places encountered on the way: Kargal(This is where you get down), Yalakanagadde, Sharavthi backwater. When it happened: 21st Jan 09 to 23rd Jan 09 My 7th semester vacation. This was my first college trip… Read More »

Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta

Location: Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta, is a hill (betta in Kannada) located in the state of Karnataka,India and is extensively wooded. It is also the highest peak in the Bandipur National Park.  Getting there: It is approximately 220 km from Bangalore and 75 km from Mysore. From Mysore take the Ooty route via Nanjangud and Gundlupet(60… Read More »

A ride of a lifetime – Skandagiri

The most memorable night out of my life till date. I can remember every second of it as though it was yesterday. The plan was: A gang of 4, two bikes, Skandagiri night trek. We were to depart at around 10.30pm and so Pramod and I went to other friend’s house. Even though I’d advised… Read More »