Gems Of Rajasthan – Udaipur Photologue

Udaipur ‘Venice of the East’  is a very beautiful and peaceful city.Ideal for relaxed and lazy vacation.Just rent a hotel room around Hanuman Ghar or Gangaur ghat and explore the history and calmness all around you. City Palace udaipur – It was built over a period of nearly 400 years being contributed by several kings …

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Gems Of Rajasthan – Ranakpur Photologue

Ranakpur is located between Jodhpur and Udaipur. 162 km from Jodhpur and 91 km from Udaipur, in a valley on the western side of the Aravalli Range. Ranakpur is widely known for its marble Jain temple, they are said to be the most spectacular of all the Jain temples we have in India. The renowned Jain temple at Ranakpur …

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Gems Of Rajasthan – Jaisalmer Photologue

Jaisalmer Fort – Jaisalmer Fort is one of the largest fortifications in the world. It is a World Heritage Site. It was built in 1156 AD by the Rajput ruler Rawal Jaisal, from whom it derives its name.  The fort stands amidst the sandy expanse of the great Thar Desert, on Trikuta Hill, and has been …

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Gems Of Rajasthan – Jodhpur Photologue

Jodhpur is well known for its Mehrangarh Fort.This fort is situated 400 feet above the city and is enclosed by imposing thick walls. Inside its boundaries there are several palaces known for their intricate carvings and expansive courtyards. A winding road leads to and from the city below. The imprints of cannonball hits by attacking …

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Gems Of Rajasthan – Jaipur Photologue

Jaipur has lot of places to see and lot of things to do.A week is not enough to explore each and every experience.Here are some places which you should not miss when your are Jaipur. 1) Hawa Mahal – Its a beautiful palace situated in busy streets of Jaipur.Named ‘Hawa Mahal’ because it was essentially …

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Gems Of Rajasthan – Kumbhalgarh Photologue

Kumbhalgarh Fort is a Mewar fortress. It is a World Heritage Site included in Hill Forts of Rajasthan. Built by Rana Kumbha during the course of the 15th century  and enlarged through the 19th century, Kumbhalgarh is also the birthplace of Maharana Pratap, the great king and warrior of Mewar. It is the most important fort …

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Gems Of Rajasthan – Bhangarh Photologue

Popularly known as the the most Haunted Fort in India.Bhangarh is a place between Jaipur and Delhi in Rajasthan.Quite famous for its ruins. The most remarkable of its buildings are the Hindu temples of Gopinatha, Shiva (Someshwar),Hanumana, Ganesha, Vishal Devta, Lavina Devi and Keshava Rai. Other buildings include shops along the main road, several havelis, a …

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Gems Of Rajasthan – Chittorgarh Photologue

Chitaurgarh  – a former capital of the Sisodia Dynasty of Mewar. The city of Chittaurgarh is located on the banks of river Gambhiri and Berach. Chittorgarh Fort  is one of the largest forts in India and probably the grandest in the state of Rajasthan. It is a World Heritage Site. The fort, popularly known as Chittor, …

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Exploring Maharashtra – Episode 4 “Ride For A Cause – Solar Lantern Campaign”

More than 50 bikers rode to Vikramgadh in Maharashtra to distribute Solar Lanterns on the villages where there is no electricity OR electricity comes for hardly 2-3 hours in a day.We distributed lanterns in 2 villages.                         Cheers Biru

Exploring Maharashtra – Episode 3 “Overnight Camping in Madhe Ghat”

Last year in Monsoon season,I accidentally reached this place called Madhe ghats while searching for an exit to Varandha Ghats.It was no less than heaven and right there in my mind i had a determined thought of camping here for the night.In monsoon season it was bit difficult,so me and bunch of my friends returned …

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Exploring Maharashtra – Episode 2 “Raid to Velneshwar and Jaigad”

This weekend couple of us went to Velneshwar,Jaigad and Jaigad Lighthouse.Didn’t took the DSLR with me but here are some photos from the action cam and mobile Veleneshwar is  small village known for its serene, rock-free beach.You can easily notice that from the below photos.Not that crowded as other beaches which are closer to Mumbai …

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Exploring Maharashtra – Episode 1 “A Different route to Bhimashankar”

This is the route we followed  https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid=203719110482930481895.0004f2373710bdd32cacf&msa=0&dg=feature Riders Introduction 1) Minar   2) Vishal    3) Nikhil   4) Vikas   5) Alex   6) Myself    Our first photo stop as Vishal found some interesting route      Other’s catching up   Beautiful landscapes   And group photos     Our next stop for …

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Har Har Narmade – Two Days Affair With Amarkantak – PART 2

We always talk about the right thing to do and when it comes to us we fail to stick by our own words  Feeding wild animals is not a good thing to do as they get addicted to that food and while there are no tourists around to feed them.Either they attack the homes of villagers …

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Har Har Narmade – Two Days Affair With Amarkantak – PART 1

Don’t get confused by the title or the word ‘Yatra’ as this journey was quite different from the usual rides i do.First difference being the means of travel.To summarize…this was train+bus+car journey.I had to visit Bilaspur on my very close friends marriage. I contacted Amit bhaiya (hiambuj) about this as he had been there for …

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Second Attempt To White Spiti – Reaching North India from Pune – Day 5,6 & 7

Marriage was super fun..Meeting with some old friends..Bakar over booze and dancing in the barati tunes until our last breath.While everything was over and my friend Vaibhav started new innings in his life..I wished him all the very best.Next day in the afternoon i was on my way to Bhopal.Before i bypass Bhopal i went …

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Second Attempt To White Spiti – Reaching North India from Pune – Day 3 & 4

Pachmari – Hoshangabad Early morning i planned to capture the sunrise from Dhoopgadh but that plan didn’t worked out the ticket counter opens at the usual Govt working hours.So i just rode around the town to savor some memories.Place was extremely crowded due to Mahashivratri mela.       While returning to Piparia from Pachmari,there …

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Second Attempt To White Spiti – Reaching North India from Pune – Day 1 & 2

First ride to reach north, ended on Shivpuri and i had to come back Pune just to attend my appraisal discussion.Here is the log how it went through and how it ended. Duke 390 goes to the less traveled places in Madhya Pradesh It was time to give it a second try,my best friend was …

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KTM Duke 390 goes to the less traveled places in Madhya Pradesh – Day 6

Day 6 – Orchha – Jhansi – Shivpuri – Guna – Ujjain – Indore – Pune Little i was aware that this was going to be a long day and long night.I was on on my own world relaxing and having a splendid vacation.It was two days in paradise and my license had already left …

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KTM Duke 390 goes to the less traveled places in Madhya Pradesh – Day 5

Day 5 – Orchha Today was another day to relax,take a dip in Betwa,eat local food and behave like a typical tourist.Talking about the tourist attractions Jehangir Mahal and Raja Mahal tops the list.Entry tickets for all the places can be obtained from the entrance of these forts.By all the places i mean entry ticket …

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KTM Duke 390 goes to the less traveled places in Madhya Pradesh – Day 4

Day 4 – Jhansi – Orchha Since my license was stuck in Omkareshwar i couldn’t go ahead towards Delhi and i had to wait until it reaches Delhi at my brothers place.So i decided to take a break at Orchha.But before that i visited Jhansi fort,which i always skipped on my previous rides.I checked out …

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