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Avani Betta - A slice of history - Republic day ride 26/01/2018

Place:   Avani betta, Avani Hills, Kolar, Karnataka Distance: 110 km from Bangalore Type: Trekking, historical temple Ideal for:  Friends and family Trek Difficulty: Easy Trek Lenght:  1 kilometre one way Trek Duration: 1 hour one way I had started planning Kudremukha trek for this long weekend. Unfortunately, Kudremukha forest officials have stopped trek because of some incident during the New year. So the plan took a diversion and switched to a one-day bike ride to Avani Betta on the Republic day. Best of the beast: Ramalingeshwara group of temples Jan 26th morning:   It was Republic day! A proud feeling and spirit to start the ride. The Arun and I started from my home at 5.45 in the morning. We waited for other guys to join near Byappanahalli metro station. Everyone arrived at 6.30, Vijay had the national flags from his last ride. The goosebumps moment when we saw the national flag. Patriotism boosted up the ride. We bound the flags to the bike which made the