Bike Trip to Mangalore

It all started a month before Dasara when I approached my tour operator for booking tickets to Mangalore and back on October 13th and 17th night respectively. Since the boarding point is close to our house we usually book tickets at this operator’s shop. He promised to book tickets for us and I told him […]

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At Agra

The train was at 6:00 AM to Agra. It was the first time we would be traveling on Shatabdi Express and were very keen to experience the fastest train in India. There was a new kind of excitement as the train went from 30kmph to 40kmph…50kmph…60kmph. After that it never went faster than 40kmph, the […]

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Last post on Trip to Auli

This is the last post in the ‘Trip to Auli’ series though I will be continuing with the rest of the trip later. Before I do that let me list out a few tips for people looking to visit Auli. The first tip is to get yourself a good credit card that offers discounts on […]

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At Delhi

Continued from previous post – “Trip to Auli – Day 6 and 7“ Soft hands were pushing me roughly and all I could do was mumble “5 mins more” but those hands wouldn’t stop. “Wake up, waake up..” followed by “you know what the time is?” a little louder than before. Opened my eyes to […]

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Trip to Auli – Day 6 and 7

Continued from previous post “Trip to Auli – Day 5” When I first regained conscious that morning, I was aware only of an aching body… and then of the condition of the room – clothes strewn all over, the suitcase open and clothes spread out near the heater. It was nothing to worry – it […]

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Trip to Auli – Day 5

Continued from previous post – “Trip to Auli – Day 4” I woke up before the alarm went off :D. That’s because I wanted to use the washroom badly 😉 I realized that my entire body was aching but the idea of ski was too much to keep me in bed for long. We got […]

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Trip to Auli – Day 4

Continued from previous post –  “Trip to Auli – Day 3” At exactly 4:00 AM the alarm went off. We dragged ourselves out of the bed half an hour later, dressed up in our layers and went to the terrace. It was as dark as the night before and the sky, as clear. Ashwin suggested […]

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