The Coastal Saga
As a kid, I watched in awe, how my dad rode his Yezdi… the two-tyred vehicle seemed way bigger and louder than other, similar vehicles which my uncles rode… My dad told me stories, of how he wished to tour around the world on his motorcycle and see each and every corner of the earth… I was just 3 yrs old when Dad left us… his dream unfulfilled. Well, I am living his dream now, mine as well.
I strongly believe that life is a continuous journey and not any particular destination, and with this belief I started traveling in and around West Bengal on my Royal Enfield Classic 350. Ahh…You might think why a motorcycle ? why by road ? Flying down or traveling by train would make the journey more luxurious.. Right..?
But for me traveling is not only to visit a point of interest and get back home. Traveling for me is all about exploring the unexplored, knowing the unknown, meeting wonderful souls from different culture, taste different food and share experiences.
My trips started to grow with confidence, from a day to few days.. from few days to a week and to few weeks. Meanwhile I was planning for a bigger trip, a trip of a lifetime… That is when the idea of ‘The Coastal Saga’ was born… This time was special as I wanted my wife to join me in this 10,600 kms ride ( including city rides ), across Southern and Central India. We planned to cover West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Telengana, Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Jharkhand, and so we did… (more…)