Works In Progress
A couple of months ago, we started experimenting with wood and the idea of building things with wood. In the last month, we’ve had our hands full with pine wood, putty, primer, sand paper and lots of paint. Here’s our first batch of work.
Notes from the Raid
Notes from the Raid: The Parrot, the Coconut and the Gypsy. // Text: Shuchi Thakur // Published in the January 2012 issue of Business Standard Motoring magazine. Breaking down and subsequently getting out of the Raid is the single worst thing in the world. You don’t see it coming. No signs from the Universe, no premonitory dreams, nothing. I have a theory. Come September when the planets align...
On the trail of the thunder dragon!
The Raid de Himalaya was our last rally of 2010. Though we’ve been trying to organise ourselves for February’s Desert Storm Rally, we reckoned that Rangdum sub-zero temperatures during the Raid were not enough, so we took off to even higher mountains at even higher altitudes, to trek in the land of the thunder dragon. Trekking in Bhutan in the December is superb. More on the Druk Path...
Earlier today, we visited Acres Wild, Coonoor’s very own organic cheesemaking farm(and farm-stay). There’s a natural pond, ducks, geese, fish, cows, a few turkeys, a bio-gas unit, and farm-grown organic vegetables. We were told that sometimes, even elephants visit! There’s also a Cheesemaking Cottage, where all kinds of cheese is made - from Gouda, Cheddar and Parmesan to Feta,...
The 2006 Raid story: Here comes the Raid again →
Shuchi’s account of her first “X-treme” category Raid de Himalaya, 2006. As published in Business Standard newspaper(21.10.2006) and in the November 2006 issue of Business Standard Motoring magazine.