The Adventures of Grandma & Grandpa

One big world, 2 bikes, 6 grandchildren many postcards…


On to Kochin

Kerala is a bit of a disappointment to us as it is obviously an affluent state with plenty of smart malls, but the infrastructure is poor, the roads awful for cycling and the rubbish and burning a disgrace in an emerging economic country. Our next stop was Nileshwar, a trip of 37km and then it… Read More

Karnataka into Kerala

Leaving Kudle Beach we were correct with our assumption to exit on the southern end of the beach through Gokarna town. It saved quite a few hilly kilometres so that soon we were back on NH17 and on to the town of Kumta some 34 km on. Two hotels said that they were full before… Read More

On The Road Again – Karnataka

Unexpectedly, we had to break our cycle trip and return home to England for Christmas and New Year. This was due to the death of Jenny’s father. At 82 and suffering from severe dementia it was a blessing that we could finally mourn a wonderful dad, grandpa and a true English gentleman. He would have… Read More