Janjira fort also called the invincible Sea Fort is off the coast of Murud Janjira some roughly 400 metres into the sea. Fort has a huge campus with two freshwater lakes, hundreds of houses for residents, king queen palace, granary … Read more..
The invention of wheels was an amazing gift to wanderers (रखडनेवाले ). That’s the word I give to people who wander around aimlessly. They are highly driven by an inner feeling of being temporary gipsies.
It doesn’t matter if they … Read more..
Without a doubt, Mahabaleshwar is one of the best hill stations to visit in Maharashtra. Mumbai to Mahabaleshwar bike ride was certainly one thing I was waiting for a long time.
But hitting Mahabaleshwar and looking for must-see places is … Read more..
Barvi dam, a place very close to the city still preserves and presents a rural touch. I along with my 3 other buddies planned a bike trip and camping to Barvi Dam.
It was decided to camp on any open … Read more..
I live in Bhayandar near the hills of Ghodbunder. I know both the names sound weird. Bhayandar, a western suburb lies on the southern bank of Ulhas river or rather Vasai creek.
Starting from Bhayandar if we keep on going … Read more..
Bicycles have been one of my best childhood memories. My first love, a gearless Hercules AXN. That night ended waiting for tomorrow’s light. We were together for 4 years before it was stolen.
Tried luck second time with a second-hand … Read more..
Situated in the coastal part of Vasai town, the huge walls of Vasai Fort, also known as Bassein Fort certainly shows the test of time it has stood. The Fort overlooks the Vasai creek and once housed several watchtowers.
The … Read more..
Raigad is a beautiful hill fort some 180 Kms from Mumbai. This is the same fort where Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, the founder of the Maratha Empire was coronated in 1674 and he declared Raigad as his Capital.
This was the … Read more..
I was all planned to do a bike trip to Firefly festival in Purushwadi village of India. However, the things didn’t go as expected but the consecutive events ended in a wonderful experience and adventure.
Fireflies. Amazing creatures they are!
This was not the first time; I have been here thrice, that is more than what I visited my own village. I knew nobody here, neither anybody. It was the beautiful minimalism of the village which had left a print
Hunting for another spot to ride on the weekend, I stumbled on Tansa lake or Tansa dam.
It is more of an offbeat place. Hardly anybody visits here. There is not much to see there. But some photos on the
Weekends were coming and going. Friends were busy. Not much interested in watching television. My best friend (that’s me) told not to stay this weekend at home. That’s what I did, charged the camera put some clothes in the bag
I never knew Nandi Hills would such be a wonderful place to visit near Bangalore until the night before the ride. I was in Banglore in last week of November 2013 with some personal stuff. Vishwanath (my friend in Bangalore)
Matheran was not in my mind the night before the bike ride. I was thinking to take out my bike and simply stroll around. The place wasn’t fixed but I was planning to have some hilly ride. Finally decided to … Read more..
A bikers soul never rest in peace. It keeps on looking for new paths and new destinations. Distance doesn’t matter. Hidden, unknown and untouched Pelhar dam is one such place near Mumbai.