It was 6:00 am as we entered Sagara, a town located in Western Ghats and in proximity to the famous Jog Falls. The town was awake with farmers working in their fields, women heading towards their work, children happily walking to school and beautiful birds flying in the sky. Shopkeepers were pulling up the shutters, starting yet another lovely day.
The “Cycling to Jog Falls in the Rain” trip organized by friends fascinated me the moment I heard about it. I was excited to be in the countryside on the cycle in the rains. More than that I was mostly attracted to be away from home for two days after all the depressing turn of events for last 2 months. I do love cycling but this time the idea of pedaling through the uphills and slopes worried my lungs specially because of the recent health issues.
All bikes on the Support Vehicle crossing the river through ferry
I kept myself away from cycling on the first day though I felt quite tempted to pedal drenched in the rain through the beautiful green route. I opted to be in the support vehicle for that day. Continue reading