Exploring Southern India on an Enfield Bullet !
Why do i want to do that? millennium motorcycle madness it said in the advertisment, Guaranteed sunshine, optional crash helmet, and running through the winter Nov-March. It all sounded a tad dangerous to start with but i was assured of the security provided by the back up crew, mineral water, and the motto 'we don't do accidents'.
Ana Mudi - Elephant Head Mountain Highest peak in southern india.
A Bullet in the Ghats
Welcome to kerala ' said Daniel, our motorcycle guide, as he greeted us at Cochin airport in southern india. And so began one of the best holidays of our lives..
'Once across the backwaters, we start climbing very gently up into the hills. The Scenery slowly changes as we ride on our Royal Enfield Bullets through small towns and increasingly lush vegetation. We make an impromptu chai(tea) stop in a small village where the tea is hot and sweet and the local food delicious.
Get your kicks on (India’s) Route 66
To one side is the Arabian Sea and inland is National Highway 47 — a big crazy, anything-goes Indian road linking the colourful town of Kochi to the Kerala Backwaters.
am heading south down the coast of this green and pleasant “God’s own country” State of Kerala on an old, relatively quiet road. It is strung with palm-tree lined sandy beaches and still waterways strung with Chinese-style fishing nets that look like gossamer butterflies. Its fleeting fishing villages are colourful with handmade and brightly painted boats. There are churches and shrines, humble homes and small, modern mansions behind gates.