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Jammin thru the Global South

Press: Interview on WheelsUnplugged.com

10 May 2013Here’s an interview I did for http://WheelsUnplugged.com by Navroze Contractor, who’s an award-winning cinematographer and photographer and now writes for automotive magazines. The interview details how I got into motorcycles, how I got fleeced by Egyptian customs and why travel on two wheels ;)http://www.wheelsunplugged.com/features/jay-kannaiyan-epic-ride-home/1548

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Snapshot: The Stone Carvings at Khajuraho

19 May 2013The beautiful stone carvings at the Mahadev Temple at Khajuraho. The temples are famous for their erotic depictions but more than that, the stone craftsmanship is amazing. I spent some time just staring at the details that have been carved to capture mood and smiles and pleasure. The security guard became my guide…

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Milestone! 100,000 kms covered since Chicago!

25 May 2013Milestone! sanDRina and I have covered a 100,000 kms since this journey began in Chicago 3 years and almost 3 months ago. For my Indian friends, that’s 1 lakh kms and for my American and Brit friends, that’s 62,150 miles. sanDRina doesn’t have an odometer, so you’re just going to have to trust…

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Snapshot: Farm House in Old Manali

31 May 2013A house in Old Manali, looking grand with its colored walls and wooden balconies.I’ve stocked up on supplies for the highlight route of my trip, the Manali-Leh Highway. From here, I’ll be climbing into the upper reaches of the Himalayas and riding on some of the highest roads in the world. GoPro and…

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Riding the Grand Himalayan Mountains

6 June 2013Riding the Grand Himalayan Mountains. That little black dot is me riding sanDRina in the dry, colorful, high-altitude deserts of Ladakh, on the way to Pang, the first little dhaba junction in Jammu & Kashmir. Wah, what a ride! So much to appreciate about the greater forces in motion around us. Those slopes…

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Jammin Global at Delhi Bikers Fest

4 March 2014 At the Delhi Bikers Fest on my birthday, standing here with Sundeep Gajjar, the founder of xBhp, a huge Indian motorcycling forum and now magazine, and Arun Thareja, founder of the Group of Delhi Superbikers. Both of these guys, along with many others at the fest, have put in a tremendous effort…

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