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How I met Singaravelu (Or: The dilemma of labels, presumptions, and hypocrisy)

I was looking for a place to sleep for the evening. After my evening dip in a pond, in Vedaranyam, I was hanging out at a coffee shop, sipping on it slowly. 1,795 more words

Bicycle Travel

The 10 day trial .. II

Lessons From The Wind

From the temple it was nearly 3 km towards the hills. The mud road went along a dry river bed. The road was elevated from everything around you. 1,791 more words

Bicycle Travel

The 10 day trial .. I

The Beginning

It was for too long that I had wanted to set out on a trial journey. It did seem like it was going to be a walk on the edge of sanity to be cycling all around by myself.  906 more words

Bicycle Travel

December dreamin' by the woodpile

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Rails, Trails, Roads, and Cannolis… this should be a fun adventure, if I can pedal my tent and gear, battle giant mosquitoes, alligators, and venomous snakes and spiders, and avoid knee, back, and seat pain. 259 more words
Atlantic Coast

Why I bicycle, when I can rumble

I love bicycles. They took me to places where one has virtually nothing to do. I remember riding into ‘my’ unknown – by rail road tracks, finding shrubbery-plots meant for future real estate (as I now recollect), where there was no sight of humans; and if there was anybody at all, they would be very different from the society I was being introduced to through my parents and friends at school. 913 more words

Bicycle Travel

Preparing your bike for the cycling commute

It can be difficult to justify the costs of keeping a car on the road.  The spiralling road taxes, fuel prices, road tolls, extortionate insurance prices, servicing and maintenance charges all add up. 958 more words

Cycle Touring

An Idea, No Idea (Part 2)- Polite Exploitation

Arriving at Kaikoura bus stop, I searched around the close vicinity for what I thought a Kevin who worked on an animal farm might look like. 610 more words