Scorpio Drives

Trip to Lepakshi

Yesterday, after a long time, went on a trip to Lepakshi. It is exactly 117 KM from Hebbal, Bangalore. The road until the Bangalore International Airport is fantastic, however after that, they are still constructing the road and there are many de-tours. We took around 2 and half hours to reach and while going, we missed the turning to the…

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Drive to Vizag

I have been to Vizag earlier on my Scorpio. This is the second time, but still wanted to write a few lines of my memoirs of this drive (I am still in Vizag and will go back during the weekend). I left Bangalore on 14 September morning at around 5:25 AM. It was raining heavily throughout the night and was…

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Tirupati / Kanipakam / Aragonda

Although I have been to Tirupati and Kanipakam quite a few times, Aragonda is my first visit. I wanted to write about this trip as a reference post for people who are wanting to visit these places for the first time. Tirupati is around 260 KM from Bangalore located in Chittor district. You need to take the Old Madras Road…

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Trip to Ooty

This is my second trip to Ooty. The first time I went was last year, just after I brought my car and also made it in a hurry to check my vehicle out ­čÖé This time, wanted to take my parents there to show how an hill station feels. But, due to bad luck, Ooty has been hotter than Bangalore…

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Trip to Chunchi Falls

Recently, have been for a one-day trip to Chunchi Falls near Bangalore. Location Chunchi falls are best by your own vehicle. The total drive is close to 95 KM from Bangalore. ‘Chunchi Falls’ are located in Kanakapura Taluk on banks of river Arkavati. How to get there? Drive out of Bangalore on Kanakapura Road. After Kanakapura, you can proceed for…

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Trip to Vizag

I am born and brought up in The City of Destiny – Visakhapatnam. I come home once a year and I try to make it during Pongal. This time I decided to go home by drive along with my Parents. Here are my trip details… Total Distance : 1,102 Total Drive Time: 16 Hrs 12 Minutes We started in Bangalore…

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A Pilgrimage…

Places – Udupi, Dharmastala, Kolluru Total Run – 1,381.7 KM. Oct 20-24, 2006 being holidays, we have decided to go on a small pilgrimage to Udupi, Dharmastala and Kolluru. This is my second long drive in my Scorpio. The first was to Ooty and it was very good. We left on 21st morning and took the Bangalore – Mangalore road…

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