An enticing post about a splendid roadtrip with captivating pictures
“The 40s ain’t really the best time in one’s life to attempt a bike ride across 1500 kms”, we thought at first.
Not just ‘age’ but the heat of India’s oppressive summer that would be partners with us for at least 1000 kms of the 1500 we had planned. And of course, the ride itself. Judging by our fitness levels (we do pump iron and do our squats in the gym regularly) we were optimistic but going the whole hog would be a challenge and we were aware of it.
So biking across India’s Himalayan state – Himachal Pradesh – seemed like a bit of a risk to take.
But the adventurous side of our souls rubbished all apprehensions away, and so, one fine afternoon in April 2014, we set off for Delhi from where we hired a motor bike and rode our way to a spectacular experience spread over 9 days.
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