Full Tilt is a classic travelogue that describes the journey of Dervla Murphy from Ireland to India.
The author took the challenging expedition in January 1963 with her 2-year old bicycle named Rozinate.
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You & Me is a collection of poems mostly written during the COVID-19 pandemic by Kanishka Poddar.
Kanishka is a cyclist, Bicycle Mayor of Ranchi, a traveler and a writer who publishes his work on veloventure.in
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It is impressive to know that the world’s biggest outdoor birthday party is held on the ‘Kings Day’ in the Netherlands. Kings Day marks the birthday of the King Willem-Alexander and observed as a national holiday on the 27th April.
Celebrations include concerts and special events in public spaces, particularly in Amsterdam. The festivities are organized by local associations called ‘Orange Committees’.
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In this busy world, one hardly stops by around a statue. If so, the reason could be a passive need – to click a photograph, draw a sketch, meeting point, the visitor is an historian or someone from the maintenance department.
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‘West Coast Riders’ an avid cycling group in Mumbai concluded its 1st anniversary by celebrating the colorful festival of Holi. In a multi-cycling club ride, cyclists from all corners of the city gathered near the famous R.K. Laxman Statue at Worli Sea-face in Mumbai, sharing festive greetings and conversations over tea, coffee and breakfast. Continue reading “WEST COAST RIDERS CELEBRATES 1ST ANNIVERSARY WITH HOLI RIDE”
When U.S President Barack Obama accompanied by the first lady Michelle Obama visited the Mahatma Gandhi’s house ‘Mani Bhavan’ in 2010 he quoted “Gandhi is a hero not just to India, but to the entire world”. Obama, an ardent admirer of Gandhi had written this in a visitors book at Mani Bhavan. Continue reading “BICYCLE RIDE TO MANI BHAVAN – GANDHI MUSEUM”