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Why I Live a Car-Free Life and What I Get from it

First, I suppose I should make a disclaimer, I haven’t owned a car in 10 years but I have used and ridden in friends’ cars over that time. 1,242 more words

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It's too salty without coastal dunes

I was in Rameswaram looking through my route for the next part of the journey with a friend. About 100 km along the coast there were these series of ponds and water bodies that he spotted on the map. 1,810 more words

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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. 1,813 more words

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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 me. 1,803 more words

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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 ‘travel-cycling’ all by myself.  919 more words

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December dreamin' by the woodpile

  info on W. Indies Manatees
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
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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

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