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

Place:Avani betta, Avani Hills, Kolar, KarnatakaDistance: 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.

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 bike look glorious with the flying Indian flag made us highly spirited. We soon started …