Sikkim – Jewel of Eastern Himalaya

Been many years,I have been craving to ride to Sikkim.Many plans failed and got re-planned with no immediate success.While i left my regular paying job for no particular reason,i realized that there wont be any perfect time like this to break the long pending jinx.I started this ride from Pune and rode all the way …

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Day 6 – Dibrugarh – Miao – Namdapha – Jairampur

It was the day when I was running away from the rains.Have soaked enough of rain water from last couple of days.And start of this run wasn’t much good.As when I was about to start in the morning,It rained quite heavily and delayed the start of the day. Got to start my ride by 09 …

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Day 5 – Daporijo – Bogebeel – Dibrugarh

The accommodation i got in the hotel,was quite smelly and shitty according to the price i paid for one night(400 INR).This is something you have to adjust and live with when you are on a journey,alone…on your own.A early start is what i needed,I moved ahead towards Along which is the gateway to Menchuka.Arunachal people …

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Day 4 – Gohpur – Ziro – Daporijo

I proceeded towards Itangar/N Lakhimpur in the morning to make make my way towards Ziro.As per my preaprations and google map the turn to Ziro was few kms before N Lakhimpur. Upon covering few kms i bumped into a confusing diversion.The road turning to the left goes to Itanagar in 29 Kms and the road …

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Day 14 – Sohra – Trek to Double Decker bridge – Guwahati

This was last day of my travel,as tomorrow afternoon i was flying back to Mumbai.Thought of getting back to the daily/boring life was creeping me out.On the way to the starting point of the trek,The bridge is somewhere down there in the thick/green forest. Today was going to be a very long and tiring day …

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Day 13 – Shillong – Sohra(Cherrapunji)

Next destination was Cherrapunji which was just 55 Kms from where i was in Shillong.I was expecting Cherrapunji to be a city/town,but it is a region under which there are many small towns/Villages.The main town around which the rest of the region plies is Sohra.After visiting Cherrapuni,I was planning to visit Dawki..which is the India …

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Day 12 – Sivasagar – Nimatighat – Shillong

Today was the day to head out for the Largest river Island in the world.That is ‘Majauli’,but who knew the plan is going to be spoiled by the unplanned Assam Bandh.I went to the Shiva temple in the morning to seek some blessings  .The temple is one of the most sacred temple,and was constructed by the …

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Day 11 – Tinsukia -Dibrugarh – Sivasagar

Today was the laziest day of my trip.I traveled or should i say i crawled for 119 Kms in the entire days.Late start to the day,blame it to the last night beer party i had at Tinsukia.Also i had to do some office work today so planned to take out the second half to do …

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Day 10 – Roing – Tezu – Namsai – Tinsukia

After an awesome adventure ride of Annini,I started my journey towards Tezu.Having absolutely no idea,what route to take and what places to visit..I started inquiring with the locals about the route options available.Everybody came up with 02 set of options.First one is the long one which is 30-40 kms extra and the second one is …

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Day 9 – Etaun – Annini – Roing

A perfect night it was.Good food,nice and clean room/bed without spending any single penny.With morning tea and vote of thanks to BRO peoples,I started for Annini.In the Roing Annini routes i found lot of gates bang on the road,hanging on the wire..which was usually tied with a tree.The door was sort of automatic in the …

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Day 8 – Dholaghat – Roing – Etaun

Started for Dholagat in the morning to catch the ferry and cross the mighty Bramhaputra.Usually the ferry services starts from 06 AM morning,but the frequency of the ferries increases by 08 AM. I had to wait till 07:00 AM,till me and my bike got a lift in one of the ferry.Saw an under construction bridge …

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Day 7 – Jairampur – Burma Border – Makum – Rupai – Dholaghat

There was no point waking up early today,but bad habits dont die easily  …I woke up at around 07 AM.I had nothing to do till 10 AM,as the SDO will open at that time.Somehow i passed 01 hour and clock ticked 08:00.The wait was killing me,Suddenly i got an idea.I took few pens from a nearby …

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Day 3 – Senga – Bomdila – Dirang – Bhalukpong – Gohpur

Day 3 – Senga – Bomdila – Dirang – Bhalukpong – Gohpur With an early start of the day,The bumpy ride continues.And it becomes quite boring and uninteresting if you have to take the same route on your return journey.Being advised about not to take the interior routes,shortcuts and less traveled roads,I had no other …

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Day 2 – Senga – Sela – Jang – Tawang – Sela – Senga:PART 3

Spent few hours at Tawang monsatery,Was lost in the beauty of the architecture and the marvelous paintings it had in the inside and outside walls.I left from Tawang monastery and moved towards the route heading to PT TSO,I reached a TCP check post where you have to enter your details for further travelling.I went to …

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Day 2 – Senga – Sela – Jang – Tawang – Sela – Senga:PART 2

I moved ahead towards Jaswantgarh following the winding roads.And the road condition went back to Slushy and slippery. A beautiful waterfall on the way. Few kms of run and i was there at the Jaswantgarh Memorial.The famous memorial of 1962 war between India and China at Jaswantgarh stands taller than even the 14000 ft high …

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Day 2 – Senga – Sela – Jang – Tawang – Sela – Senga:PART1

It was clear and shiny morning,all the dark clouds from the evening were nowhere to be seen.Packed my stuff and started for Tawang at 05:00 AM. Mighty Sela Pass was just 27 Kms from the place,It was very cold out there.And due to no sign of Sun,my hands started to freeze.As i approached towards Sela,the …

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Day 1 – Nagaon – Bhalukpong – Bomdila – Senga

Prologue and The Start – The hardest part in the preparation for the ride was the leaves part.From the last two years i have been waiting for my North East dream to happen,but most of the times it used to get scrapped because of No approval for the leaves.However one fine day my lucky luck striked …

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Solo Adventure for 14 Days to Arunachal and Meghalaya

This ride was being planned and cancelled from past 2 years.The issue was with the long leave for 14 days.And then the day arrived,my lucky luck striked and i got my leaves approved from 21 May 2012 till 04 June 2012.The deal i made with my boss to get the leaves approved..was to work on …

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Photolog – Konark,Puri and Little bit of Bhuwaneshwar

Have been to Bhuwaneshwar,Odisha in February end for a close friends marriage.After getting done with all the functions,I went to explore the  near places and this log is all about it.Since it wasn’t a bike expedition,I dont have much to write about.So this one will be a Photolog ;)Konark Temple -Konark is a combination of …

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Mumbai to Kolkata : Accompanying An Good Old Friend

Trip ODO – 2300 Kms Riders – Beruoist – Blue R15 BibekJyoti.de – Black P200   Short and Sweet Triplog : DAY 1 : MUMBAI TO HYD Plan Planned, Bag packed, Spirits high, fully excited and all ready to roll. Started early on Friday morning by 4 am. Soon two of us we were hitting …

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