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Old 06-14-2014, 10:27 AM   #1
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Talking Indian Takeaway

So I'm back in Inda now, having previously ridden here and then spent several months travelling around on my bike which was a feast for the senses; this time I've flown in, I'm only here for a month and I'm using a local bike. Hence the title as this trip definitely has more a takeaway feel than a feast
Having said that I'm making the most of my time here.

First let me introduce Enid, a Royal Enfield Bullet - 500cc, fuel injection, gears on the correct side (unlike the older models of Enfield) and she's a great bike.



She's a beauty.

the streets in India are chaotic with most traffic being of the two-wheeled variety, usually with at least one or more pillion riders and also saris flapping around perilously close to the rear wheel



My first ride out was to the garage to get some fuel, considering how anarchy seems to reign on the roads, I was most relieved by the orderly queue that forms to get petrol at the garage

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Old 06-14-2014, 10:33 AM   #2
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this looks like it's going to be a good one! subscribed.
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Old 06-14-2014, 11:22 AM   #3
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Old 06-14-2014, 01:15 PM   #4
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I have enjoyed each of your RR's so far Tiffany, now am looking forward for your take on this !
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Old 06-14-2014, 01:19 PM   #5
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This is one of my dream trips!
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Old 06-15-2014, 11:52 AM   #6
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Subscribed! Another excellent adventure.
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Old 06-15-2014, 05:59 PM   #7
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Here we go again

And away we go again, always an outstanding adventure to do travels w/ Tiffany. I'm so in .
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Old 06-15-2014, 08:15 PM   #8
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Hi Tiffany! Glad to have you back! As usual this is going to be a great ride on a great bike! looking forward to it.
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Old 06-15-2014, 08:34 PM   #9
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I am excited to see how the royal enfield does. I've always been interested in those, they look like they would be fun little bikes.
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Old 06-15-2014, 08:39 PM   #10
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Old 06-16-2014, 12:46 PM   #11
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Blimey, Lass! There's just no end to your adventuring! Inja ona Enfie? Well, this is going to be interesting!
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Old 06-16-2014, 04:13 PM   #12
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Thumb Hm, Enfield in Heaven

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Old 06-16-2014, 08:53 PM   #13
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Enid is lovely, guess I'll stick around to see where she takes you.

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Old 06-19-2014, 03:11 AM   #14
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Me tooooo!,

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I'm going to be in India doing the same thing for two weeks from the 12th July!

So did you rent or buy your bike? Where are you starting out from? Delhi?
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Old 06-23-2014, 01:09 AM   #15
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Cool2 Still Alive!

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It's been some hard riding and very little internet access - for some strange reason I couldn't access WiFi from my tent halfway up the Himalayas!

And I'm now on someone else's computer so can't access my photos- however, please be patient and the pictures and story WILL turn up. In the meantime, the Enfield has been bloody fantastic to ride and it has coped with some fairly extreme conditions, including some great river crossings.
Yesterday I was riding through a blizzard- a bit surreal considering the rest of India was suffering with temperatures of 46 degrees centigrade.

I'm in Manali, having just completed my reconnaissance of the route I'm now about to return to Delhi to meet my group and then we'll be riding from Parwanoo in the Himalayan foothills up to Leh and the Nubra Valley.
(a few pics on my FB page if you're desperate to see something)

Thanks for your patience.
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