I bang my head and twinkle my toes every time i am returning back to the city from somewhere where i have been to in my car. I just got back from Chandigarh last Sunday. Covered 220 Km’s in less than 3 hours and the remaining 40 to Defence Colony from the Boarded took me almost 1.5 hours…. a sheer waste of time!
Look at the picture below, this is just after i entered the border, and i was going so slow that i could take out my phone and start taking snaps. Nice wide road, almost no traffic….and now look at my speedometer…ya sad right..?
And its quite a shock to the body as well. After being at 100-120 kmph for over 2 hours , to suddenly drop down to 50 is a bit traumatic , not to mention that it can take a while to get used to it. Continue reading
I just got back from a 2 day trip to one of my fav cities in India -Chandigarh- is like a second home town for me. With its proximity to Shimla and the fact that it is a stop for all buses / trains on their way up to Himachal , i have over the years developed a deep familiarity and appreciation for the place. One of oldest and closest friends lives there and i have thus always had a reasons as well as a place to crash there.
I try and visit the place as often as i can. The additional lure being that it is only 250 Kms away from Delhi or 200 from the Boarder an thus easily drivable in 4-6 hours depending on how fast you go. I look for the smallet of reasons to jump in and hit the highway! A normal weekend would involve lazing around , and nothing else. Lots of Beer and sunshine in the winters to just Beer in the summers 🙂 , lots of food, 3 dogs to trouble , cookouts and golf.