Author Archives: Praveen Selvam

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South India Road Trip

We started during the wee hours of a Monday at around 4AM. Lalith and I synced up close to the Kathipara Junction and proceeded to meet with the rest of the gang at Urapakkam. We met up with Allen, Rajesh and Sriram, making … Continue reading

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Storm Trooping

While a storm hit the coastal regions of south east India, some of us got ourselves on the road.

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Road to ST7

Wrangler’s All India Touring Challenge. I made it to the finalis as a part of India’s Top 10. Did I make it to #1? Check it out. A splendid road trip through unchartered territories, extreme jungles, misty mountains, lost beaches and blistering highways. Continue reading

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From Limelight into the Woods

Day 1 – Friday, June 3 Everything was perfectly set. Saddle loaded, helmet stickered, emails checked and everyone at home waiting at the gate to wish me luck and start the ride. I flipped the key in and gently pressed … Continue reading

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Hustle through the drizzle

Day 2 – Saturday, June 4 I heard a strange noise. But wait, I’d heard it before. The vibrations brought my senses back. I realized that the alarm was ringing, and was in no mood to wake up. I remember … Continue reading

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One part brave, three parts fool

Day 3 – Sunday, June 5 If you probably missed reading the title above, I’d suggest you read it again. Today was quite eventful, but the series of events put me through a lot of introspection. I was all excited … Continue reading

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Relaxed, recharged

Day 4 – Monday, June 6 The low fuel ride through the forest last evening had stressed me out quite a bit. The Ninja also badly needed a wash. By the time I’d finished all the blogging and publishing, it … Continue reading

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Vagabond in transit

Day 5 – Tuesday, June 7 I was feeling cold and uncomfortable. I was too lazy to get out of the bed and switch off the A/C. I tucked myself under the comforter, but my sleep was almost gone. Moments … Continue reading

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To the lost Fortress

Day 6 – Wednesday, June 8 Coming back from the camp site at Hogenakkal, I settled down in the room, had dinner and started blogging. There are quite a few things that happened after that. It was close to midnight … Continue reading

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French connections

Day 7 – Thursday, June 9 It’d been a long time since I’d been to the shores of the east coast. Although I’d been staying in Chennai, the last few weekends were spent somewhere or the other, and never on … Continue reading

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