"this world is like a book and those who do not travel read only one page of it" from(i don know) .. My photos dont let me down like my words i guess.So i post more photos than writing lots........

Thursday, October 05, 2006

Minimal Exposure

One of the most wonderful well hidden route we took to reach Chattisgar in nonstop rains .Geared with just our motorcycles and a big travel bug..Some places had roads and some had traces of a road and at some leg of the journey,there was no road,no people but just nature.

Thought of riding the motorcycle all the way in,but the rain and the slimy ,slippery mud refused to allow the 2 weeler.So had to park it a few feet away and walked to this paradise sorrounded by fog,mountains,lake,mud,emptiness and just us 3 friends without anyother trace of life.

The thunder bird which took us through nonstop rains,mud,dirt,forrests,
and places wer roads wer unheard of and through floods which no other vehicle passed for the 2 previous days.

Weird rock formations made by cascading rivers.

At last the Buddha tatoo on my arm....


Blogger Einsteinophile said...

Awesome dude!!
And the tattoo is cool!

Onakkula thunderbird eh ? ;)

October 07, 2006 11:22 PM

Blogger Patty said...

Did there used to be a lake in the 1st image? It looks like it's been longing for rain.

All 3 of you rode on 1 bike?

Sad that there are no cascading rivers now to flow on the rocks.

Nice tattoo photo. Planning on getting any more?

October 08, 2006 12:44 PM

Blogger Kris said...

keeping Buddha near your heart. eh :) is that your first tatoo?

vathsan, i envy your endless adventour..no need to envy my town's festivities ;)

October 09, 2006 4:01 AM

Blogger backpack_everyday said...

@einsteinophle:Thanks girl..So how r u.Haven't heard from u or met u in a real long time.

@patty:No Patty we went on 2 bikes.That leads to a lake.But I am not sure if ter was a lake ter and ter was no one around to ask either.:-)).Yeh but not right now.Maybe after a few months.Btwn will post a proper resolution photo of the tatoo sometime.

@Kris:Yeh :-0).Its my first.
And Thanks Kris.

October 09, 2006 3:59 PM

Blogger Tim Rice said...

Sounds like quite an adventurous trip. I loved the rock formations!

October 10, 2006 2:16 AM

Anonymous outdoorexposure said...

look like a challenge trip on this kinda road and weather, but u got the buddha tatoo will help u got through smoothly:-P nice series:-)

October 10, 2006 6:52 AM

Blogger backpack_everyday said...

@tim:Thanks Tim and it was one.

@outdoor:Yeh it might have helped I guess.

October 10, 2006 6:30 PM

Blogger Nabeel said...

the sky is soo dark .. adds so much beauty to the bike picture.

October 11, 2006 9:10 AM

Blogger Mridula said...

The rock formation picture is quite interesting :)

October 12, 2006 1:30 PM

Blogger backpack_everyday said...

@mridula:it was.thanks

October 13, 2006 3:52 PM

Blogger Seeji said...


Nice photos... The Budha tattoo is cool...

October 14, 2006 10:42 PM

Blogger Merili said...

Must admit i like the tatooe and the rain in the photos or gloomy weather. People always post the nicest photos in the perfect weather.. don't get to see much of 'normal ones'.

October 17, 2006 1:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

@merili:thanks....tats rt.

October 17, 2006 7:44 PM

Blogger Mridula said...

Have you been to Sikkim? Any suggestions about the places to visit are welcome. Do let me know.

October 19, 2006 12:44 PM

Blogger "K" Fingerett said...

Wonderful pictures, thanks for sharing!

Thats a pretty cool tattoo- so how much did tha hurt?

I really like the picture of the rocks ^_^


October 24, 2006 7:06 AM

Blogger Kris said...

hey , no new photos?

October 30, 2006 4:18 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

@fingerette:Thanks and it did not hurt bad.Was like some billion needle pricks in 3 hours.

@Kris:I know ..I am kind of stuck with work :-((.Will post some next week.

October 31, 2006 2:40 PM

Blogger Anil P said...

Where wheels wont go, a traveler's will will will the wheels :)

Well written.

December 16, 2006 3:28 PM

Blogger backpack_everyday said...

@anil: True Anil...Thanks

December 18, 2006 8:18 PM

Blogger Avin said...

You sure can be featured in some motor-cycle Ad. I still cant believe u've been touring around the country on a bike. By the way the pics are great !!

January 03, 2007 4:27 PM

Blogger Mridula said...

Vathsan, very long time no updates?

January 15, 2007 7:37 PM

Blogger backpack_everyday said...

@Avin: Ahnn--sounds interesting but there r lots of ppl who do this.

@mridula:on the way.

January 24, 2007 5:53 PM


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