90 Days on the road - India To UK in a rush

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Indirider, Jun 30, 2017.

  1. Indirider

    Indirider In search of Butter Chicken

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    Since i was in Europe ,no more border crossings and additional insurance purchase.I had bought this 3 months insurance for Europe and UK from Logabola Insurance before staring my journey.You need to have the hard copy with you in advance before you could enter in Europe.It costed me around 255 Euro.
    While you cross the borders,you would hardly notice that you crossed from one country to another unless you spotted the board on your right with European union circle and country name on it.Some of the crossing points still have the border posts installed but then there is nobody there to bother you.I wish one day the entire world becomes like this and we motorcyclists could cross borders and live the life of adventure/travel which we dream of.Difficult but achievable :)

    As i crossed over to Slovenia,I noticed that there is a KTM service center very next to the highway.I immediately pulled over and requested the guys at the service center if they can help me out.They agreed but after lunch break they said,i went around for a much needed coffee.After the lunch break when we started the work,we found out the stator coil is half burnt.And that's how we survived the journey so far.It was charging the battery as it is designed to,but not with its full potential.Less charging and more discharging,explains the frequent low battery warnings.
    Now the drama begins as the part is not available in stock,but hey..we have two brand new KTM 390 right there in the corner.One of which is a test ride mule.
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    We opened up the test ride model and it turns out that the stator coil for this bike is damaged as well.I mean what are the odd's,if we open the other KTM 390 and it's stator coil is also broken :D
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    The mechanic re-affirms that the other KTM 390 is brand new.We opened that one up and voila,we got ourselves a neat stator coil.It took around 2-3 hours to get everything done neatly,but what matters is the 320 euro bill i paid for it :D.

    Meanwhile my friend here with Chisel work,i insisted to have some European artwork on my bike :)

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    With coil problem resolved,i resumed my quest and before reaching the capital i took a brief stop at Predjama Castle.Stunning castle, built on a side of a mountain with unique cave underneath.Looks magnificent from outside.While the interior mostly contains huge labyrinth of rooms.One good thing about the castle was the audio guide,which is included in your ticket price, the guide was very well spoken and always provided interesting information. None of the audio clips were more than about 1.5 minutes so it's easy to listen to them.There is a wishing bell in the upper floors,do not miss to ring it while you are there :)

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    There is a hidden passageway in this castle which audio guide talks about.Knight Erazem Lueger was the lord of this castle in 15th century and there was a vertical natural shaft leading out of the original castle.Erazem ordered this shaft to be enlarged.Exit for this shaft was located at the top of the cliff, 25 meters away from the cliff's edge. This shaft allowed Erazem to secretly supply the castle with food in the time of the siege.Very clever dude :)

    I reached Ljubljana and settled-in in a hostel for the night.

    Cheers
    Biru
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  2. Indirider

    Indirider In search of Butter Chicken

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    Next morning i went around the town for a stroll,met a Korean guy who thought i was from Indonesia by looking at the 'IND' on my number plate.I mean common,guessing me as an 'Arab' would have been slightly close by looking at my face and bushy eyebrows.As i start walking around the city center,I wasn't much surprised and awestruck by the beautiful architecture,art work and buildings around.I guess i had accepted the fact that this is going to be same everywhere in Europe.But,while i am here i visited below places, where the Ljubljana Castle located on the top of a hill overlooking Ljubljana was a jackpot.Yeah,i am a sucker for the medieval castles and you are going to see more of them in the rest of RR :)

    Ljubljana Castle - For lazy people like me,there is a funicular ride which takes you up to the Castle Hill but also possible to climb on foot for those fitness freak types.There are tickets including all attractions on top as well as return funicular trip. As i reach at the top,all i could see is restaurants and museums.They have turned the medieval castle into a mall,only the walls surrounding the castle was Medieval :).
    But this church and clock tower was totally worth it.The only part which i liked about this castle.

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    Dragon Bridge - Beautiful bridge with great looking dragons. It really adds to the delightful charm of the city.There were four mid-sized dragons statues in each corner,i decided to capture one of them as they looked same to me.I overheard a guide telling a story about these dragons "It is believed that when an immaculate woman passes here, dragons come alive and begin to beat their tails flapping wings. But, despite the fact that the bridge is already more than a hundred years old, and here a great number of woman have passed, dragons did not come to life.So,they are just there to add some beauty to the bridge"
    Triple Bridge - This bridge can be considered as one of the symbols of Ljubljana .Pretty active and busy place, with plenty of bars, cafes and restaurants around.Public toilets under the bridge can be used for quick draw :)

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    Butcher's Bridge - Don't know the story behind the name but one of the bridges with art work and lot of locks tied up by humans.They call it chain bridge too,because of these padlocks chained to it.
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    Preseren Monument - At center of the Ljubljana,This statue is of a Slovenian national hero who wrote the Slovenian national anthem without knowing he had done so at that time.
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    River Ljubljanica makes the whole town look much more mesmerizing.
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    Triple Bridge
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    One of those old town set up in Europe,pretty and historic looks indeed.
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    With this i was done with my errands in Ljubljana,i moved my butt towards Bled and Julian Alps where awaits another castle overlooking the very beautiful Lake Bled.But,before leaving a customary picture.
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    Cheers
    Biru
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  3. Indirider

    Indirider In search of Butter Chicken

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    As i got closer to lake Bled,density of vehicles on the road started to increase.I realized it's weekend and everyone was rushing to do some skinny dipping in the lake Bled or perhaps a visit to the Bled castle.Well i headed straight to the Bled castle as skinny dipping is not my thing,my beer belly and hairy nipples are not good enough to flash among any kind of crowd ;)

    Paid 8 euros for the entry fee hoping that it will be worth it.Was slightly disappointed when i realized that i paid it just to see the Medieval walls,towers and refurbished chambers.The only thing worth spending time and dime was the view of Lake Bled from the top.Also the printing house and wine cellar was interesting to visit.

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    After a brief coffee break inside the Bled castle,i started towards Vrsic Pass.Some landscapes on the way.
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    Real fun begins as you take the turn from Kranjska Gora towards Vrsic pass,lot of twists and turns to scrape your knees and rear footpeg.
    In between,noticed a small but beautiful looking church.It was actually a poignant monument to the many of hundreds of Russian prisoners of war who died building the Russian Road over the Vrisic Pass. Certainly worth stopping and visiting.Met couple of German and Italian bikers,i guess from now on i will be seeing a lot of motorcyclists on the road.

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    I made it to Vrsic pass.Not so pretty from here,there was some trek involved to go to near by view points which i volunteered to skip.
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    For the night i ended up in Log Pod Mangartom at a hostel called "Joe's Place".It turns out that the owner himself is a motorcyclist and rides a KTM 990,he has done rides around the world and have so many stories to tell from the time when this world used to be a much better place.I get some discounts on stay being a fellow motorcyclist and KTM fanboy :)

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    Joe's place was quite amazing that i decided to stay for one more day and the other reason was the weather being quite bad and it was raining heavily most of the day.I lost my riding boots in Macedonia and i was riding with my sport shoes ON,these were not waterproof and it could get messy and cold in rain type of situation in Alps.I requested Joe to help me out and he advised me that,on Austrian side there is a shop called Louis Mega shop in Villach town.There i can find lot of options.I went to the Louis shop in the evening when i got some break from the heavy rains,well i can be a pussy sometimes when it comes to riding in rains.Plus my rain gear was not good enough,i was carrying the Quechua rain gear which can tackle mild rains.From the Louis shop,I got these Probiker touring boots for 75 euros.These have been my trusted partner from that time till today.Not that i am being paid for advertising them here,but they were quite comfortable while riding/walking,waterproof but not so sweaty in the hot weather,easy to put on and take off,Can't say how they perform in case of a crash as i mostly ride slow.I still use them and i am a very happy customer,i am going to buy them again if they are ready to ship it here :)

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    Returned back after quick shopping in Villach,weather still seems to be mad at me.But,i decided whatever maybe the case i leave for Italy tomorrow.The mountain peak you see on the left (close to middle) is Mangart ,Second highest mountain in Slovenia.

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    Cheers
    Biru
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  4. ultrasheen

    ultrasheen Been here awhile

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    Great report, and beautiful pictures. Thank you for taking the time to post these.
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    Runswithscizzors Been here awhile

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    Bravo!
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  6. Indirider

    Indirider In search of Butter Chicken

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    I had good rest yesterday,which calls for an early start.Not that it suits my image of being lazy,but i am okay for an exception every now and then.It was a gloomy morning,dark clouds still looming over my head.Italy was quite close and as i crossed the border,I made a quick stop at Lago Predil.It was cold and buying the boots turns out to be a wise decision.

    Welcome to Italia
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    As i rode towards Tolmezzo weather improved and so does the landscapes.For couple of days i had planned and dedicated all my ride and time to the Italaian Alps.Criss crossing around dolomites crossing various passes.They are beautiful and you have to trust me when i say that.You never get bored riding on those spotless curves to reach the top even though they might look all the same.Bonus point is,you see and meet a lot of motorcyclists and don't be shy to say hello while you meet some.I found Italian motorcyclists to be very friendly :)

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    I found few good folks who agreed to take a photo of me with my bike and that background is just jackpot.I love you Italy :)
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    It gets better and better as i approach towards Italian Dolomite's.
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    First Pass of the day - Giau Pass
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    After Giau Pass,I moved towards Valaparola pass.Some landscapes in between.

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    Second pass to go down was Valparola,there were some World war 1 fortifications which are now turned into museum.I decided to admire from outside only.

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    Towards Gardena Pass
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    Gardena pass
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    While i was in Italy,i thought of having some Italian food.You can find a lot of those authentic restaurants in small towns you cross while moving around various passes in Dolomite's .I ordered spaghetti,but i failed to develop the taste.I just ate it for the sake of hunger and promised myself,never to divert from my regular lunch and trusted food - Chicken Burger/Hot Dog.

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    Sella Pass
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    Pordoi pass
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    It was almost sunset when i reached Fedaia pass.What a beautiful day it had been for me,have seen so much green,much beautiful mountains,so many motorcycles from track to adventure,spotless curvy roads.I was so overjoyed,happy and thankful to myself that i embarked on this journey :)

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    As we descend from Fedaia,I found a camping site slightly inside from the main road.Hotels were mostly out of my budget and i figured out that i have to start pitching tent from now on because as we move further to France and Spain hotels are going to be costly affair.

    Campsites are good,it's a lovely feeling to have your bike not so far away from you.
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    Cheers
    Biru
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  7. zachbrowning

    zachbrowning Adventurer

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    Hey Biru,

    Thanks for posting your RR. Great to read about your adventure!
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  8. Indirider

    Indirider In search of Butter Chicken

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    It was a cold night and i realized that this is just the beginning.While i was planning for the trip,one of my friend Deepak who had been to Italy told me to visit this lake Lago Di Garda.I heard many stories of the lake from him,about its expanse and beauty.With that i also added Strada Della Forra in my plan,also known as The Gorge road.But before we reach Lago Di Garda,we have more passes to explore.

    I stopped for a coffee and croissant in a small town,yes we are close to France.We should get used to the croissant :).What made my day was this "smile you are in Italy" :)
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    Around Dolomites region,you encounter many such old towns which have a different charm to it.Slow and peaceful life,people enjoying the sunshine and many other things which you cannot put in words but you can only feel it.I couldn't stop myself to stop every now and then and notice the life and movement around me,and sometimes i was just pausing as i was intrigued with the variety in the beautiful architectures.

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    San Pellegrino was the first pass of the day.

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    This pass was okay.Having seen some magnificent parts of dolomite's the other day, this looked slightly average.

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    Apart from motorcyclists,you cannot fail to see lot of cyclists traversing around these passes in Alps.That's a rare sight in India as most of us are too lazy to spend precious holidays cycling around mountains.But i guess,it is changing now.I do see lot of people commute to work on cycle and riding around Himalayas on bicycles not only in summers but in winters as well.

    Rolle pass was next ,it wasn't very far from San pallegrino and pretty soon i was there.Slightly better sight to behold :)
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    Ride from Rolle pass to Manghen pass was the best one.while you climb the pass,there aren't any views which you can take a peek at..mostly blocked by the huge trees.But,the tight corners,narrow roads and beautiful forest around is totally worth it.It was quite fun leaning around left and right and reaching the top,beware of the cows they appear from nowhere sometimes..which is rare sight in Europe but i speak from experience :)
    There is a nice little pond at the top,a restaurant and some views of the road you followed.

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    Cheers
    Biru
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  9. Indirider

    Indirider In search of Butter Chicken

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    I had lunch in my mind and that calls for a Burger treat,i arrived in Trento and parked myself at McDonald's.Free Wifi and junk food,it was the need of the moment.Specially after the hit and trial we did with spaghetti the other day.

    Road to Lago Di Garda was a busy one from Trento,It seems it is true what my friend told me about the lake.It is indeed beautiful and desired by many people.I had the first sight of it when i finally arrived at Linfano,it was truly gorgeous.It almost looked like the beautiful fjords i saw in Norway.I made my way towards Strada della forra.

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    Road leading to the gorge is quite narrow and best suitable for motorcycles.There are beautiful curves,small tunnels through the rock and with every turn you take you see different landscapes.One particular section of the road is one way,only one side of the traffic is allowed at one time.This is the most interesting part,where it passes through the gorge created by river brasa.No stopping is allowed while you are on this route and it is usually dark there,so the only photo i have is this :)

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    For the night i stayed in Cevedale camping site.

    Cheers
    Biru
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  10. Indirider

    Indirider In search of Butter Chicken

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    I was getting a good hang of these camping experience and i was pondering about past few weeks and thinking 'why the hell i have not been doing this from the very beginning'.I almost forgot to mention about a German motorcyclist i met on Giau pass.He was riding around with his wife on scooter,he tells me that he is slightly bored with the big adventure bikes he has and want to try something different.I am pretty sure he was trying to encourage his wife to get into adventure touring :D.
    We exchanged some memories and each others phone number,he also requested to drop in at his home if i am around his place in Germany.He also shared this pen as a memory,which had his address :)

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    I was very delighted with this experience and his kindness,i also wondered how instantly we connect with total strangers.Is it because we share a common bond or it is because it is unique human nature.This is beyond my level of understanding.However,this reminded me of an incident which happened with me in India,while i was in North India in a place called McLeodganj.I met a German biker travelling around the world, who looked slightly worried as he had a bad time in Himalayas.It was almost evening and he was having difficulty to find a accommodation with decent WIFI connection.He also had some trouble speaking English and communicating with hotel receptions as he told me with broken english he can speak ,for a moment i thought of helping but i restrained myself and thought i will do it if only he asks for it.Eventually the guy left on his own and i continued on my errands.Later i felt bad about it and regretted that i should have helped him irrespective of him asking for it or not.It is not that i did not wanted to help him,i believe it was to do something with me being slight introvert and arrogant perhaps.
    Atleast,above case did not happened with me wherever i had been in my journey so far.People were very nice to me and very welcoming,very helping..which often makes me regret that incident more,well i cannot change the past so best thing was to let go that feeling and be wise and helpful to others in the future.

    May be this is how traveling changes you :)
    From the people you meet in your journey..I believe a part of goodness and kindness is left along,it is not just the memories you take back home.

    As i continued on my journey,I reached first pass of the day 'Tonale Pass' in Italy.More of a place for ski,but beautiful in all terms.

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    Gavia Pass - Tenth highest paved road in alps they say and you do feel it while you are at the top.Park your bike and walk a bit few hundred meters to the top and you are rewarded with much serene views.

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    Lago Bianco
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    So happy to be here,Climb to Gavia pass was rewarded by quite beautiful views and i caught fellow bikers to capture the mood :)

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    Met these two blokes from Italy,they were nice and happy.Bikers are happy breed,it's a known fact.We had a good chat before everyone took off.

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    I headed to Livigno to stock up some alcohol and cigarettes for the journey to come.For those who don't know,Livigno enjoys its status of duty free town.Which means everything is cheap,from food to beer and wine to vodka.I stocked up a pair of scotch bottles.Also,don't be surprised to see heaps of bikers filling up their panniers with booze and cigarettes,its a common sight there.Some of them i met told me that these visits are frequent and mostly to stock up for winters :)

    Meanwhile landscapes in between were as surreal as the other alps passes i have been to.

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    From one pass to another,that was my routine in Alps everyday and next in the list was Julier Pass.

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    Cheers
    Biru
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  11. crashkorolyk

    crashkorolyk just happy to ride

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    Brilliant trip mate,went through that area years ago,your pictures bringing back lots of great memories,stay safe!
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  12. Caesars_ghost

    Caesars_ghost Vertical twin

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    Beautiful photos, thanks for sharing. Looking forward to hearing about the rest!
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  13. Indirider

    Indirider In search of Butter Chicken

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    Lai da Marmorera reservoir ahead of Julier pass.

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    This is Switzerland to you,unreal landscapes.What you see here is Tinizong-Rona town and surroundings.
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    Crossed back to Italy through Splugen Pass.Though St Bernard pass was next in the list,i could have continued on swiss side.But i have a history with Switzerland where my motorcycle's chain broke 20 Kms before Bern on another roadtrip to Northern Europe.I spent around 1200 Euros getting it towed,repaired and staying in a expensive hotel in bern for the night.I quickly steered back to Italy :)

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    Great St Bernard pass was the most beautiful moment of the day.Third highest road pass in Switzerland.I spent quite some time here talking to other biker blokes and sipping coffee over some croissant,again acting upon the Intel i gathered along my journey about French breakfast,Just getting used to it :)

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    I had a very short stay in Chamonix,was only there to have glimpse of Mount Blanc from whatever distance possible.Since it was weekend and i arrived here in second half, i decided to skip the cable car to the top.However,i did had a sumptuous chicken burger meal at Mc Donalds,need of the hour.While i was at it,i missed meeting one of my friend who was here for the weekend.Well, in order to say yes to some priorities..you have say No to some.
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    To come back to Italy and leave towards Little St Bernard pass,I accidentally got into this tunnel at France-Italy border.Which costed me whopping €28.80 one way.There goes my meal money for couple of days. :)


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    Descending on French side.
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    Cheers
    Biru
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  14. Bewildebeest

    Bewildebeest Adventurer

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    Great RR Biru - I really enjoy all the US rides but this one - being closer to home - makes an interesting change.
    What's on the itinerary for the UK ?
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  15. Skidmarkart

    Skidmarkart Dirty Middle Age Man

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    Yeah, Biru this RR is awesome! And your photos are great. Thanks for this.

    Now I really want to go to Iran!
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  16. Huffduff

    Huffduff Adventurer

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    Wow, what a ride! And nice photography! Thanks for sharing.

    Funny thing is, I travelled along a very similar route two years ago, albeit in the opposite direction (Germany to Iran). Seeing many of your pics, I thought, yes I know that place... Been there, done that...
    It really brings back memories and the urge to set out again.
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  17. Indirider

    Indirider In search of Butter Chicken

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    The other night i camped at this camping site located not so far from the main road.Had a pretty good evening there as two local folks performed there.Entire evening was filled with beers,cheers,music and claps.



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    Almost forgot to share the photo of this absolute beauty.Spectacular wooden art :)

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    Col de l'Iseran,also known as King of all pass in Alps because it being the highest paved pass in Alps.I am not sure how much of it is true,but many will disagree.For me all that mattered was another beautiful and shiny day in Alps crossing and admiring the view down below.

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    Again,lot of bikers to be seen.Specially around the sign board of Col de l'Iseran,everyone was lined up nicely to get a photo.I didn't missed the rare opportunity either :)

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    Cheers
    Biru
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  18. Indirider

    Indirider In search of Butter Chicken

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    It was getting difficult to maintain the momentum as the landscapes around were amazing.From here to Mont Cenis, i took countless brakes to stop and appreciate the tranquilness of Graian Alps.

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    Moment of the day as i spotted RE classic.Royal Enfield is one of the most prominent brand in India and has a very big share of cult following from the entire pie of motorcyclists in India.Just one look of it in Graian alps and it creates a huge wave of happiness among the followers back in India.

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    Caught this fellow rider admiring the first glimpse of Lake Mont Cenis

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    And a final look before we leave :)
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    Crossed back to Italy and headed towards Colle delle Finestre.Weather went foggy from sunny,but the trails to the top of the Colle delle Finestre were quite amazing.

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    I came back to the plains and stumbled upon this beautiful town with some fortified walls.I immediately pulled over to take a look around.

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    It was almost evening and time to set up camp,not very far from the town i found a place for camping.It was a municipal camping area,more cheaper than the usual camping joints.

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    Cheers
    Biru
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  19. yamalama

    yamalama wet coaster

    Joined:
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    Oddometer:
    2,079
    Location:
    vancouver bc
    fantastic. thank you.
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  20. Indirider

    Indirider In search of Butter Chicken

    Joined:
    Jun 17, 2012
    Oddometer:
    73
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    On The Road
    Next morning,i made my way back in France as i wanted to climb the Col Agnel pass from the French side.I read somewhere in the forum its more pretty in all the aspects from the French side,but only one way to find out.In the process,i arrived at Col d'Izoard pass.Parked myself around a coffee shop to get a quick caffeine rush,meanwhile more bikers around and this time as we get into conversation.I shamelessly asked for photos,my only intention was to create memories.It's always nostalgic to look back at such photos and emotionally react or gear up for more roadtrips like these.Sometimes they do work as a motivation. :)

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    This sight was quite tempting,for a while i almost gave up to have few of them.But they turned out to be slightly pricey and i convinced myself that i am more of Chocolate person :D

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    With no more breaks, i finally made it to Col Agnel.What a sight it was on the either side of the pass.Third highest paved pass after Stelvio Pass and Col De L'Iseran in Alps,so says the wiki.Of these alluring views on both side,you be the judge :)

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    Next up was Colle Fauniera,route to this pass was totally deserted. Hardly any motorcyclists or cars to be found.But,what green landscapes :)

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    I so loved this spot and the background that i spent almost an hour creating a video about the roadtrip so far,ups and downs,how i feel about all this which is happening to me and the part of trip which is yet to unfold .Unfortunately,the video is in local language (Hindi).So i am not sure if it's worth sharing here or not.

    I reached Colle Fauniera summit and climbed a bit on foot to get a better view of the surroundings.On the summit there’s a monument dedicated to the great cyclist Marco Pantani.
    A biker couple whom i met here also told me that this pass is also known as "Hill Of The Dead" because of a 17th century fierce battle,which happened between French and Spanish army.It's always good to have some conversation revolving around history lessons then the plain and boring photo/selfie sessions.

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    As i climbed down from the Colle Fauniera, i arrived in Demonte town which connected me to SS21.I decided to rest for the evening here and get myself indulged with beer or whisky which i had stocked up from Livigno.

    Cheers
    Biru
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