February 2019


Nanded to Nirmal

During our travels in India while in conversation with the locals we have discussed our route, and many have commented on the transit from west to east. At least three have said ‘don’t bother with the interior part of the country, there’s nothing to see there. You may as well get on a train’. Well, […]

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Kalaburagi to Nanded

Kalaburagi to Humnabad. 64km.  Tues 13 Feb. So in a reversal of fortune from the last few days when we have slightly fallen out of love with India and its people, we had a great day today in terms of people interactions. However just to reiterate the current obsession with selfies in India (and it has to […]

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A rough plan for next few months

So a rough plan for the next few months: As mentioned we are heading to a tiger safari, which is at the end of February. After that we have a straight run to the Bangladesh border – probably with a day or two off somewhere if progress is good. We hope to finish this period […]

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Hampi to Kalaburagi

Hampi to Sindhanur – 77km Late afternoon on the day before we left Hampi we went back to the Vijaya Vittala Temple as the same ticket covered our earlier visit to the Lotus Temple so we thought we might as well use it. The temple is very ornate inside and has lots of carved pillars, […]

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Hubballi to Hampi

Hubballi—> Koppal.  122km.  5 Feb.   So after a spicy couscous-like breakfast with Vivitt we said our goodbyes and were on the road by 8am.  I can’t really say that it was a boring day as no cycling day in India is ever boring.  But there was nothing much to report other than it was a […]

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Malvan to Hubballi

Malvan to Amboli – 80km We really liked Malvan.  It absolutely fitted what we wanted at exactly the right time – big enough that there were a few things to do and small enough that we didn’t feel we were missing out on anything. So, we had a lovely relaxing time and it was with […]

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