Bullets, Buddhism and Beer - A Solo Circumnavigation of the Subcontinent

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Chat Lunatique, Nov 26, 2017.

  1. Chat Lunatique

    Chat Lunatique aka El Gato Loco

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    I sold it back to the shop where I bought it. Got about half back what I paid for it. Considering I beat the snot out of it and there was a full blown monetary crisis on, it was the best I could expect.
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  2. Chat Lunatique

    Chat Lunatique aka El Gato Loco

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    Some people say I'm a crusty old bastard. One always knows where they stand with me.
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  3. MeinMotorrad

    MeinMotorrad Long timer

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    Great stuff.
  4. Old Dudes Matter

    Old Dudes Matter Adventurer

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    Great job on the ride report, thanks for sharing with us.
    Hope all is well in Thailand, ride on and enjoy life.

    Tim
  5. twowings

    twowings Comfortably Numb... Supporter

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    Thank you for sharing your interactions with the Buddhist monasteries, shrines, and their inhabitants! Enjoyed learning more about the history...
  6. KiloBravo01

    KiloBravo01 Adventurer

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    Great RR, thanks for posting.
  7. eakins

    eakins Butler Maps

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    Oh geez, brain fart.
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  8. Edmond Dantès

    Edmond Dantès The Kanto Pain

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    Thanks for the great report Bill. I hope hilly Ko Pha Ngan is keeping you in shape.
    Best of luck with your traveling.
  9. NCMtn

    NCMtn Adventurer

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    Fantastic read and pictures. Very enjoyable and amusing. Thanks for taking the time. Good luck on your future endeavors and look forward to reading more.
  10. NCMtn

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    Oh, and thanks for giving them crap when they deserved it. I agree with that philosophy.
  11. cdj

    cdj n00b

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    Greatly enjoyed your RR. I had pictured India in a different light . Your way of dealing with challenges is inspiring . Thanks for taking us along !
  12. dwj - Donnie

    dwj - Donnie Long timer

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    Just picked up on your RR! Seems I have seen your comments on other RRs I follow from time to time. I have only read your first two post so far. I guess what peaked my interest morbid as it may seem is that I also lost my wife of almost 38 years back in 2011. I remarried in 2016 and while I love my new wife tremendously, I have never forgotten or stop loving my first wife! And my new wife is very comfortable with that and feels no jealousy.
  13. Cro59

    Cro59 Been here awhile

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    Thanks for taking the time to share your RR. Hope to read more from you as you continue your travels.
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  15. Hometoroost

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    Hi Bill, surprised that you missed Khajuraho. Mother of all Indian sculptures.
  16. Chat Lunatique

    Chat Lunatique aka El Gato Loco

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    In a circumnavigation much of the interior is omitted in favour of the coasts and northern border. Very special erotic sculptures indeed but just too far off track.
  17. NotAllWhoWanderRLost

    NotAllWhoWanderRLost So Many Roads...

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    Wow, what a great read! Thank you for sharing your adventure and amazing images. I have truly enjoyed following along on your journey and found your writing style very captivating.
    Enjoy your travels! :beer
  18. staticPort

    staticPort Meditrider Supporter

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    What a great journey! Thank you for investing the effort to share it. Please post a link in this thread to your continuing saga, it will be worth the wait . . .
  19. Hometoroost

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    Hi Bill, Merry Christmas and a very Happy & Prosperous 2018. Keep on riding!
    I am sure eventually you will find your way to Khajuraho.
  20. crashkorolyk

    crashkorolyk just happy to ride

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    Thanks for sharing your adventures,the whole R.R. was brilliant,sounds like you will be out there again soon on 2 wheels,good luck and have safe travels!