Ephesus!

June 6, 2012
Ephesus!

The city looked like it had been run down by Asterix and Obelix.  Yes, this was my first true ‘Roman city destroyed by Gauls’ experience. The first one was Rome itself on The Great Italian Roadtrip in 2010, but this was the ‘real deal’. Yesterday, I was staying in the nearby hill village of...

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4700 kms done so far!

June 5, 2012
4700 kms done so far!

4700 kms done so far on Mission Red Planet! 600 in UAE, 2500 in Turkey and 1600 in Greece! Approx 6000 kms to go until the mission hits the World Ducati Week in Misano on the 22nd June! Thanks for all your support and wishes so far!

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The Mission Red Planet Photo Collection

June 4, 2012

For those who havent yet, please see some selected photos from the Mission Red Planet so far! http://www.missionredpla.net/missionredplanetphotos.html

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To the City of Ephesus!

June 4, 2012
To the City of Ephesus!

Ephesus (Efes), an ancient Greek city and then a major Roman city is located in western Turkey. And this is where Mission Red Planet would go through. Areas around this city had been inhabited since 6000 BC. And that is Ancient! The place where I come from in India, its capital, Delhi , is...

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MultiStrada rides in AlienScape: Mission Red Planet continues in Turkey!

June 2, 2012
MultiStrada rides in AlienScape: Mission Red Planet continues in Turkey!

Turkey was surprising me all the time. When I landed here I did not quite know what would I expect. However in just two days of Turkey had delighted me. I was especially having fun identifying and discovering the common words in Hindi/urdu) and Turkish. Chai, meshur (mahshoor), kabristan and more. I felt like...

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Onwards from Istanbul to the City Of Saffron!

May 31, 2012
Onwards from Istanbul to the City Of Saffron!

Today my ride in Turkey actually started. I covered almost 400 kms reach the village of Safranbolu, which is derived from the Greek Saframpolis, as it was also known. This literally means the City of Saffron. Even today, just 20 kms away from here, in the village of Davutobasi, perhaps the world’s highest quality...

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