Journey to the Abode of Snow: The finale

Arriving at Leh at around 5 p.m, the first thing you notice is the difference in the landscape but since it was getting dark and cold, I need to find a place to stay. My Kerala SIM was not functioning and luckily, I had a J&K sim with me. I had recommendations of a place... Continue Reading →


Journey to the Abode of Snow Part 3

Part 1 Part 2 Journey to the Abode of Snow, Part 3: Manali to Leh The journery started at 2 a.m. I was excited to be heading towards the famous Leh. The driver of the bus said that he needed to pick up another passenger from Vashisht. After picking him up, I found that he... Continue Reading →

The little bike that could

There are dreams, then there are dreams. Some dreams are very bad that it changes your outlook, it shows your darkest fears coming true and you are ready to bargain for anything to prevent that from happening. And this story too starts with a really bad dream. In July 2015, I had a really bad... Continue Reading →

The evolution of my helmets

I started out riding a Kawasaki KB100 and then a Bajaj Boxer. I was not very concerned about my safety back in those days (Read: I was an idiot). Most days I used to ride to college and back without a helmet. My dad brought an INDEX helmet and it had really good graphics. That... Continue Reading →

Svetlana comes home

The pulsar 220 DTS-Fi was a game changer when it was launched back in 2007. It was the source of admiration for a lot of youth including me. It had many firsts, clip on handle bars, projector headlamps, digital speedo, rear disc brakes, self cancelling indicators etc. But it was very expensive. It cost around... Continue Reading →

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