• 12 Nov 2017

    Ladakh to Kanyakumari on an Activa – The Zoji La

    After the breakfast and a nice coffee, we finally started towards Drass, which is at a distance of 60 kilometers from Sonamarg. For reaching Drass, one must cross the treacherous Zoji La, which is the first of the mountain passes. As mentioned ...

  • 29 Oct 2017

    Ladakh to Kanyakumari on an Activa – Srinagar to Sonamarg

    Both of us were excited that we were starting the much awaited ride. I could not sleep much the night before. While I was researching for the ride the one pass I was very scared of was Zoji La, and I used to have nightmares that we had fallen ...

  • 01 Oct 2017

    Ladakh to Kanyakumari on an Activa – Route and Preparation

    Now that we had decided and determined to ride an Activa to Ladakh and through to Kanyakumari, the next step was to plan the route. Most of the route planning was about Leh. There are two primary routes to Leh, one from Srinagar and the other ...

  • 28 Sep 2017

    Ladakh to Kanyakumari on an Activa – The Thought

    The first time I got interested in Ladakh was after I had seen the videos of Nikhil Sharma. Though his videos were not exhaustive, they had given a decent overview of the terrain and the route. Ladakh looked easy, but I was wrong. Only after I ...

  • 27 Sep 2017

    Ladakh to Kanyakumari on an Activa – A Remembrance

    It is about to be a month since we completed the ride. It has been an year old dream and an year long preparation which culminated in an ultimate experience of 33 days. During those 33 days, we have gone through every emotion that that a human ...

  • 03 Feb 2017

    The Adil Shahis of Bijapur – Till the End

    When Adil Shah died in 1579, the most popular personage in Bijapur was his widow Chand Bibi, who, it will be remembered, was the sister of the Ahmednagar Sultan. She assumed the direction of affairs (her nephew, the King was 9 years old), ...

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