Showing posts from September, 2014

Muthathi - Ride through the forest 14/09/2014

Place:   Muthathi, Kaveri river bank, Mavalli and Art of Living Bangalore Distance: 115 x 2 = 230 kms Route: HAL -> Banashankari -> Kanakpur -> Halaguru -> Mutatti Crew: Vinay, Siva, Suresh, Sagar Bikes: Bajaj Discover 150, Hero Ignitor Budget: 300/Head 12.09.2014 my last day at LG. We had decided to go for  one last bike ride,   no more places left out to explore so ended up with my last option Bhimeshwari & Mutatti. Had a bad experience in the past when I met with a minor accident on Mekedatu road. Brief about the place :  Muthathi (or Muttatti) is a settlement situated on the banks of the  Kaveri river  near  Malavalli  in the Indian state of  Karnataka . It is surrounded by a dense forest which is the home of the Kaveri Wildlife Sanctuary. The location was blessed with  Sita  and  Anjaneya , and there is a small temple dedicated to Anjaneya near the town. Saturday morning:   After chilling out party till 1 am Frida

Nandi Hills - Experiencing the Heaven Again 31/08/2014

Place:  Nandi Hills, Chikkaballapur district Distance: 70 kms * 2 =140 kms Route: Vijaynagar -> Hebbal -> Devanahalli -> Nandi hills Crew: Chandu, Pradeep, Manju, Pradeep, Arun and myself. Bikes: Bajaj Pulsar 150, Honda Unicorn and Honda Activa Budget: 250/head Chandu came to Bangalore for a long weekend. It has become a ritual to visit Nandi hills whenever someone comes from my native. Check my previous post -  Nandi Hills - Heaven On Earth 21/06/2014 where I visited Nandi hills with my other friend.  The beauty of Nandi was as good as in my previous visit so I am restricting description as short as possible. Brief about the place:  Popularly known as Nandi Betta or Nandi Durga for the locals and the people of Karnataka. This hillock is situated about 60 km from Bangalore City. Nandi Hills gets its name from the famous Nandi temple situated atop the summit. The Nandi hill is about 4851 ft. above sea level. Because of its proximity