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India Comes Home in F/I/A/T : Pune - Bangalore - Coimbatore - Bangalore - Pune

Discussion in 'Travelogues & Experiences' started by Heartlin Sunderji, Oct 8, 2012.

  1. Awesome !

    One word to describe the Journey that I had from Pune to Coimbatore driving all alone,

    It all started on 3-Nov-2012, Saturday. Came home from office on Friday evening and was all excited for the journey , the next day.
    Slept soon at 7:00 PM to make sure to take a good nap. But my excitement woke me up at 11:15 PM. Hardly 3 hours of sleep. I had everything packed.
    Now the game began. Thoughts came asking me to start @ 12:00 AM midnight. Was daunting and was also exciting. So immediately started getting
    ready and started loading Punto with the luggage and the necessities.

    Clock - 11:46 PM, FRI - 2-Nov

    Sat inside Punto, and with excitement , started the engine and idled it for 2 minutes. Checked everything barely, the lights and the fuel and the other
    trivial things. Reset the trip meter A. Prayed to the Almighty and engaged the reverse gear to take it out of the parking lot.

    My flat was just adjacent to the Pune - Bangalore highway. Rode slowly till the highway waiting to take it on.

    And the time was 12:00 AM, SAT -3-Nov

    Me, Punto , Road, Road and more Road. Decided to take the drive all way to Coimbatore on the same day

    And the time was 10:00 PM SAT- 3- Nov

    Reached home at Coimbatore safe and sound. Checked the trip meter and it was showing 1250 KMS done in 22 hours with Avg Speed 68MPH

    Not to forget the mileage that I got all the way. Check in the below pic for yourself.

    Am now chilling in Coimbatore, and Got lot to do in the vacation holidays.

    One more thing which excites me is the driving back to Pune from Coimbatore (Yaay)

    Till then enjoy the below pics

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  2. murugusec

    murugusec Timido

    congrats for your ride.. pleaseremove the plastics covered the seats.
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  3. Congrats on completing the first leg of your journey...
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  4. raj29

    raj29 Superiore

    Great drive Heartlin.
    By the way, i don't see any picture showing your mileage figures.

    Do update the road condition. Was the road condition as discussed and expected?
    What route did you take? did you by pass Bangalore via NICE road and straight to Electronics city junction near Hosur?

    It must have been quite a drive to achieve the entire streach in one go :car
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  5. brandnewpunter

    brandnewpunter Amatore

    Super ride! When are you returning to Pune? I will be driving from Bangalore to Pune right after diwali. (14th or 15th)
    Last edited: Nov 6, 2012
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  6. riturajmnnit

    riturajmnnit Amatore

    Bengaluru, India
    Wow, congrats brother - I can feel the adrenaline of driving 1250/- KM in a stretch that too a FIAT :)
    Do post mileage figures !!
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  7. shanmugam

    shanmugam Amatore

    Great ride !!! i hope you enjoyed a lot......
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  8. kedarbendre

    kedarbendre Esperto

    MH 12
    Hearline good to see trip updates from. You enjoyed a lot. Keepking Puntoing. :)
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  9. dhans4all

    dhans4all Amatore

    1250 km in a Fiat that too in 22 hours, wow its just every one wanted to do it.... have a happy hours in coimbatore :)
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  10. Great Ride man.. Enjoy kovai with kongu tamil..!!::V
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