We were at the beach last season and Vinod and I on the spur of the moment decided to explore some of the backroads and found Cabo de Rama Fort, passed other sites and got back just as the dinner tables were being set up. The video is in quick time,
Just a short clip of the road and views decending the east face of the Munnar mountins from 6,000 feet by motorcycle. The severl hours was just one leg of our 7 city journey across southern India.
The early morning air was brisk, the dew glistened off the intense greenery, and it was truely majestic. Not a sound to be heard as the world hadn't yet awoke. This is just a short clip of what amounted to about 2 hours of riding to decend off th
The best of the rides were no doubt the forests and mountians of Ooty and Gudalur, and Munnar mountains. This is one short raw section.
We were traveling to Munnar and at the checkpoint Olaf got off to stretch and shoot photos of the monekeys. While gone this monkey jumped on the back of the bike and stole a bag of Oranges and Olaf captured him hording them as he ate.
As we left the mountains of Munnar we happened upon a local festival
When we approached a traffic jam we navigated around only to be confronted by a bull elephant; the heard was crossing the road. Then he charged. I backed up. He stopped, so I stopepd. When he charged a second time Olaf caught it on video -- at the en
We set out of Bangalore en route to the Himalayas
Suddenly I'm wondering what I'm doing
We were in Bariloche in Argentina and this is some (unedited) raw footage
Not a fun way to travel the last 14 kilometers, in the dark and cold.
So we'd been riding for 30 days, from Bangalore through New Delhi into the Himalayas, through 10 of the most treacherous roads the world, and then on a pristine highway just outside Kargil in Kashmir, headed south to the beach, bam! This was seco