India · 12 Days · 41 Moments · January 2015

Roadtrip to Rajasthan

3 February 2015

Blr-Pun-Mum-Ahm-Jai-Jod-Jslmr-Nsk-Pune-Blr on Jatayu. Thanks Rohit to make this possible and the will to take this new car on a long journey.

1 February 2015

5500 km's and we are back to our karma bhoomi and we were greeted by traffic jam, where we were stuck for 2 hours. But happy to be back home.

31 January 2015

We reached Nashik - Ozar t/s our Janma Bhumi and got a chance to meet good old friends.

29 January 2015

Hotel Rajwada - our place of stay at Jaisalmer

28 January 2015

Now we are in Jaisalmer Visited the fort. Maan, it is in a pathetic state. It seems when the kind tried to take control of the fort to set it right...the citizens gheroed him and sort of de-seated him. Now the king lives out of the fort and runs a 3 star hotel.

27 January 2015

Here are some more moments from the desert camp. We hit the road the next day. This time the destination is Jaisalmer.
After Anish's wedding we drove down to Jodhpur and yo a place called Osian. This is approx.480 km from jaipur. Some of the roads weren't even covered in the navigation maps. We came I stay at Osian Desert Camp. It was a shocker because there wasn't any desert. People, you will be surprised by the view, because Rajasthan has transformed quite a lot. You will see farming done, and so to see and experience a sand dune, we took a camel ride. The experience was really exhilarating and we really enjoyed our stay here.

26 January 2015

The couple
The Barathi's
Ok....we slept royally (pun intended) and then did we got and hunted for food. This is Place close to Hawa mahal.
We have reached!!!! Anish a.k.a NuNNux was there to welcome us at 4am) Anish may you have an awesome marriage ahead.
148 km to go. ETA 4:49 am.
That's how it looks when the fog is on you and the lights r off. We r right now cruising at 20 kmph. 160 km still to go.

25 January 2015

Dinner At Hotel Citrakoot Amazing Shev tomato, Shev Bhaji & Gattey Ki Sabzi. Yummmmmm
Entering Rajasthan.
Quick lunch. shev bhaji and chapattis
CCD & Fefda+Jelibe Where else on road can you do your 'rise'n'shine' activities along with good cofee #nammaCCD
Hotel Le Nandini ;-) our breakfast joint after our 2 hour traffic jam
Baruch highway traffic jam - blame it on the 6 laning
It seems it's a 6km long jam. Waiting for the jam to clear.
Hunting for a good breakfast joint...
At Dadra & Nagar Haveli

24 January 2015

Our generous stay over at Sudhir's residence. In fact this chance meeting gave us a much needed rest to continue our journey to Rajasthan. Thanks Bareek!!!
Enroute Surat
Ye hein Mumbai meri jaan
entering Mumbai (now at panvel)
On Pune - Mumbai expressway
Met our dear friend Sendhil Bhai at Pune
The missal pav & sabudana wada. And it was heavenly yyuummmmm. Courtesy : Sai International - outskirts of Kolhapur
Breakfast at Sai International
Back on the road
The Dawn
Enroute Chitradurga

23 January 2015

The trip starts 2340 hrs
Jatayu - before take off
Waiting for Binoo and Rohit. The first use of the selfie stick and the camera decided to focus on the stick rather than me😊

22 January 2015

What better way to attend a good friends wedding in Rajasthan. Drive down to Jaipur attend the wedding and drive around and visit this wonderful state too. So we began our journey from Bengaluru on 23rd mid night and targeting to reach back on 1st Feb. And in between we are planning to pass through Pune, Mumbai, Gujarat and visit Jaipur, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Udaipur and our janmbhoomi - Ozar, Nashik. Travel companions. @ Rohit, Brijesh, Binoo & yours truly. Our vahaan is Jatayu - Rohit's new Scorpio. You can follow our journey