Showing posts from February, 2015

Rasta Cafe - A Crazy Night Out 25/02/2015

Place:  Rasta Cafe, Mysore Road, Bangalore.Distance:  50 x 2 = 100 km 
Route:  Bangalore -> Ramnagar -> Rasta Cafe -> Cafe Coffee Day Type: Hotel Ideal for: Night out with friends Bikes: Honda Ignitor Discover 125
Crew:Siva, Vinay, and Sagar
Budget:Depends on how much you eat, the place is really expensive
It was Siva's Birthday, Vinay and I had planned a surprise party at his room. It was the first time in 27 years Siva was celebrating his birthday with friends so he became over excited and said: "Hey let's go for a night out, my treat". How can we deny such offer :P It was 12.30 pm I knew Rasta would be the best place for Night out except its far. Rasta was on my bucket list since my engineering time, all I was waiting for was a perfect moment!! Its time for free food I shouted - "Let's go to Rasta Cafe, Mysore Road!!" Siva and Vinay with their lack of capacity to interpret what I say nodded and said "Yes!!".

The ride: Within no time we wer…

Mysore - Legendary Road Trip 14 & 15/02/2015

Places: Melkote, Shravanabelagola, Thonnur Lake, Mysore, Ranganathittu.Distance:  500 kms overall
Route:  Bangalore -> Mandya -> Melkote -> Shravanabelagola  -> Thonnur Kere -> Brindavan Garden -> Mysore City -> Chamundi Hills -> Mysore Palace -> St. Philomena's Church -> Ranganathittu -> Mandya -> Bangalore Type: Temple, Lake, Sight Seeing Ideal for: Friends & Family Bikes: Apache 160r, Pulsar 135, Discover 150
Crew:Siva, Vinay, Santosh, Sukesh, Sachin and sagar
Budget:1500 Rs/Head

Brief about the places: 1. Melkote:Melukote is the location of the Cheluvanarayana Swamy Temple, with a collection of crowns and jewels which are brought to the temple for the annual celebration. On the top of the hill is the temple of Yoganarasimha. 
2.  Shravanabelagola:The statue of Gommateshvara Bahubali is one of the most important pilgrimage destinations in Jainism, one that reached a peak in architectural and sculptural activity under the patronage of Western Ganga…