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I Am Back Home An Epic Road from India-Myanmar-Thailand and Cambodia Road Trip Ended

Day 39 : 29th October 2019 Happy Bhai beej or bhai dooj to all. Sorry for the delayed post and slept for more than 10 hours finally. Received lots of messages to go and try variousFood items. Even though the mind was ready for trying the said food, body wasn’t ready and asked for more…

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Everything here revolves around Bhagwan Ram. India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-36

Day 36 : 26th October 2019 Happy Kali Chaudas and Choti Diwali to all. My day end destination would have lots of relevance to Diwali and a very important place in India and Indian history. Guess it and will disclose it later. To start with, my Siliguri hotel booking process was confusing, and don’t understand…

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Lovely surroundings all along the route and it stopped raining once I crossed the border of Assam and entered West Bengal-India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-35

Day 35 : 25th October 2019 Happy Dhanteras to all of you and your family. Let this dhanteras bring you happiness/healthy life and make you smile all the time and Enjoy every moment of this beautiful life.Thinking about riding alone was not a great feeling and it’s not new to me. But after spending a…

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We reached Jowai and couldn’t feel my hands and my feet were floating inside the riding boots-India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-34

Day 34 : 24th October 2019 Need to tell about the hotel we stayed on Day 33. It’s called Kalpataru at Silchar and the front desk acted as if they had lots of business. We stayed here during our onward journey and we don’t know better hotels in this town. When enquired about the rooms,…

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My black bike turned into muddy brown and my entire riding gear was full of mud… India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-33

Day 33 : 23rd October 2019 Forgot to write about some interesting people I had met at the Moreh Immigration office. 5 youngsters from Norway are on a world trip by bicycle (10 gears at the rear and 3 gears for the front) and they are on their 81st day. They did their 1st leg…

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Moreh To Imphal And Google Said Around 3 Hours Of Riding We Couldn’t Go Beyond The 2nd Gear-India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-32

Day 32 : 22nd October 2019 After spending our time with the customs/immigration officials for the entire day, we saw some light at the end of the tunnel and customs officers (after retaining our bikes) gave us a solution. He asked us to travel to Imphal and meet his boss and explain the situation. We…

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we are finally In India and happy to feel the air/soil and FOOD of the motherland Love being in our country Jai Hind-India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-31

Day 31 : 21st October 2019 We left Kale (Myanmar) and traveled towards India and plan to complete the entry and reach Imphal. Hope you might remember the 43 floating wooden bridges we had to maneuver on Day 11 (1st October) and we have to do that again. These bridges were too slippery and it…

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Today We Reached 10000km On This Road Trip-India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-30

Day 30 : 20th October 2019 All is well and we did another long day riding through the ghats and plains. Some of the best landscapes in Myanmar had been crossed during today’s ride and hopefully there won’t be anymore long rides from now. Did see some wonderful moments of nature on the way and…

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Kyaikto to Mandalay on good bad and ugly roads Of Myanmar-India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-29

Day 29 : 19th October 2019 Wow. What a day from a riding perspective and we covered more than 640+ km (on a single day) from Kyaikto to Mandalay on good/bad and ugly roads and also went through villages/towns and cities. Except for me, all others have to return back to their work and it’s…

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Our Return Journey Started We Arrived At Meo Sot Border-India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-27

Day 27 : 17th October 2019 Let me start with a clarification. Mentioned “Who won’t remember me post this journey” and allow me to clarify my statement. It was sort of “Joke for the near/dear ones” and tried to pull their leg. Got aggressive and unhappy and emotional response from many. Even if these “near…

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Crocodile barbecue in Thailand and Cambodians went a step further. Dried snakes, worms, frogs and so many unknown species have been kept in each of the food baskets-India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-26

Day 26 : 16th October 2019 Human mind is very funny and got hit by the same feeling when your holiday gets over and when you have return to your base. Even though I still have 2 weeks of journey to be completed and don’t have any reporting deadline (except to her highness and the…

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We are in Cambodia but I felt like I’m in the US for some time because everything gets quoted in US dollars-India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-25

Day 25 : 15th October 2019 (Part 1 of pictures) Final day of the onward journey and the excitement of reaching the destination country made us behave like school going kids the night before. Got up late and didnt have time to write my regular blog and sent a message to the world (my) about…

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Aranyaprathet Poipet International Border- Thailand to Cambodia Road Trip Day-24

Day 24: 14th October 2019 Met one ex-colleague for dinner and got ready to meet another one for the breakfast. We wanted to leave by 8 am and I requested her to come by 7 so that we can spend some time and continue further gossiping. The difficult part of this trip is time management…

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Ayutthaya The City Was Another Example Of The Spiritual And Architectural Beauty Of Thailand-India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-23

Day 23 : 13th October 2019 400+ kms to be covered and destination for the day is Bangkok. Original plan is to reach Bangkok on Saturday but the car group wanted to spend more time at Sukhothai and I decided to stay back. Good and wise decision. We had another round of the “Incredible Breakfast…

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Visited Sukhothai Historical Park In Thailand-India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-22

Day 22 : 12th October 2019 Relaxed morning and saw a Sign board with “Incredible Breakfast” written and placed next to the dining area of the resort we are staying. Post my mandatory call to Sonal (in New Zealand and looked excited after finishing her first skydiving), went to the dining area and didn’t see…

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Royal Enfield Bike Service In Bangkok-India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-21

Day 21 : 11th October 2019 One set of bikers started their journey to Bangkok and get the spare parts from Royal Enfield Showroom. One of the bikes is having battery issue and that can be done only in Bangkok and need to reach there before Saturday (Sunday closed) and get the work done. The…

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Riding To Doi Inthanon The Highest Spot In Thailand- India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-20

Day 20 : 10th October 2019 Some additional information on day 19 post:° I had added a video on ants moving on a tree. Thought it was ants and got corrected by one of the lecturers. It belonged to termite (shows how much knowledge deficiency I have) family and these avoid sunlight while moving. Seeing…

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Riding The Worlds Most Famous May Hong Son Loop-India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-19

Day 19 : 9th October 2019 Staying in a place with natural surroundings has its own impact on you. Getting up to a sight of misty/dewy morning and the sound of the river gets you into a good frame of mind and that’show the day started for me. Stayed at a place called “Pai Loess…

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Visited World War II Bridge Built By Japanese-India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-18

Day 18 : 8th October 2019 Again the host hosted us to a great breakfast (some sort of soup and rice mixed together and with donuts and Malaysian tea) and we had those just watching the 2 fountains jetting out hot water into the air. What better way to start the day with?. We started…

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Happy Dussehra From Thailand-India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-17

Day 17 : 7th October 2019 Happy Dussehra to all. We started late and took good rest and felt fresh in the morning. The host (escort team) had organized breakfast and that was brilliant. Rice mixed with banana or sweet potato covered in banana leaf and cooked was our breakfast. It tasted great and they…

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Entering Thailand From Myanmar-India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-16

Day 16 : 6th October 2019 It takes time to post the blog and pictures (because of poor Wi-Fi connection) and posting the night itself gave me an hour more of sleep. Enjoyed the extra precious hours of sleep and the morning started leisurely. Lots of people asked about Myanmar food. I am not a…

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We Rode Over 2000 Hairpin Bends In Kengtung Myanmar-India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-15

Day 15 : 5th October 2019 Though there won’t be anything to write about today and it’s all going to be riding the entire day. In fact, we don’t expect to make many stops and try to reach the destination (Kengtong) before sunset. Google gave around 485 km and 12 hours of the ride. We…

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In The Historical Thailand-India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-14

Day 14 : 4th October 2019 Before starting the days log, let me capture some clarification and information provided by one of the fellow travelers. ° Bagan temples were built between 11-13th century CE and not BCE as incorrectly captured. ° The paste which the locals apply on their face comes from a tree called…

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Over 3000 Pagodas Built Between 11-13 Century BCE In An area Of 42 Sqkm Bagan-Myanmar-India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-13

Day 13 : 3rd October 2019 We spent some time together having couple of drinks and slept immediately after that. Sound sleep and I could sleep for couple of more days together. If you don’t miss your family and friends, do such a journey and the feeling hits you soon. Do miss Mumbai and family.…

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Break Failure Happened No Mechanics Around In The Middle Of a Ghat we decided To Take It Slowly And to Move On Using The Front Breaks-India To Cambodia Road Trip Day-11-12

Day 11/12 : 1st & 2nd October 2019 What a day. I normally take a couple of hours to get ready (do my regular things and including reviewing & posting this) every morning and today was going to be different. Got up really late and I had to finish everything in an hour’s time and…

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Meeting Naren for the first time and happy that our group is slowly increasing-India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-9

Day 9 : 29th September 2019Clarification on the back issue posted on day 8. Nothing wrong with my back and it is still strong. The roads we used were really rough and it made me shift to the turns we maneuvered and the constant friction created some irritation on the back of my thigh. It…

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In The Land of Bengal India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-7

Day 7 : 27th September 2019 We are in the land of Bengalis and I realized it late in the evening. Was talking to the hotel manager and asked him why a particular stretch of Asian Highway 1 is bad. He responded with a statement “Government is trying to extend the stretch to 4 lane…

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Crossed Lucknow, Kanpur and the roads all along were really good-India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-37

Day 37 : 27th October 2019 Got some clarification on the National Highway numbering and sharing that with you all. Thanks to those who got this information to me. In 2010, Government of India officially published a new numbering system for the National Highway network in the Gazette of the Government of India. It is…

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The morning at Darbhanga is fantastic- India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-6

Day 6 : 26th September 2019 The hotel served us excellent food for dinner and that includes a glass of sweet lassi. I haven’t had lassi for really long time and it tasted brilliant. Need to have this brilliant drink on a regular basis and am determined about it. The morning at Darbhanga is fantastic.…

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Meeting Naren for the first time and happy that our group is slowly increasing – India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-8

Day 8th 26th semtember The Guwahati hotel’s name was Hotel Parasuram (Oyo) and not a great hotel for 1150 rupees. The room itself looked shady to me and they made me climb 2 floors with all the luggage. Don’t know how to ascertain a good hotel from the aggregator’s application. Pictures look great, but in…

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Best Road With Best Riding Partner India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-3

Didn’t tell you about the Butibori hotel. It’s on the highway towards Nagpur and called Hotel Royal Regency. Clean, large, and has a bar/restaurant which served us good food. Can opt for it if you are doing a road trip and if you prefer something outside the city. Started the day with a spicy poha…

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Crossed Mae Sot Mywaddy Border And Entire Myanmar-India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-28

Day 28 : 18th October 2019 Some relationships are built over a period of time (years or decades) and some are built stronger in a few days. My (our) relationship with Khun Tom/Darun belongs to the later one and we really become good friends and behaved like one instead of maintaining the client/agent relationship in…

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New Place And No AC/Fan And Didn’t Get Sound Sleep. You Cannot Expect More For 100 Rupees-India to Cambodia Road Trip Day-10

Day 10: 30th September 2019 New place and no AC/fan and didn’t get sound sleep. You cannot expect more for 100 rupees but the people were very accommodative. When I got out of the shack, realized the steep and rocky surface we used to climb in the dark to park the vehicle. Didn’t know how…

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