With a long weekend coming up, Shreya's(my partner-in-ride/travel mate/wife) DRD4-7r (what is DRD4-7r) was kicking in, so we started thinking of a trip. Since our last trip destination was a hill station this time around we both agreed for a beach destination. No arguments here :D
Also I wanted to do bike ride. So we were looking for not-so-far and beach place. Since we have covered south Goa, Ankola, Kumta, Udupi, Mangalore on the coastal sides, we were left with Pondicherry, Kannur.
But due to work and since place wasn't finalised yet, we couldn't book rooms, until the last day.
On the day before the trip, lots needed to be done, finalise place, book stay, get bike ready so on. So we both got into thorough search for hotels Since we were late and long weekend all the hotels were booked. We got a bit disappointed, Because when you make up mind for a trip, and not being able to go is simply not done.
After some search we got lucky and found a good looking place on Airbnb in Kannur, which was a bit distant from beach(~20 kms). We kept the search on and found another stay from walkable distance to beach. We booked Airbnb stay for the first day and, the near beach one for the next day.
It is such a relief when you book your stay at the last moment :)
There was still a lot needed to be done, and it was already evening. We have this alternate seats for my bullet which are long-drive-bum-friendly :) and get bike a bit quick overhauling. So we took our seats and left to my regular garage, unfortunately it was closed and so was many other garages due to a holiday. There was no way we could have drove on stock seats. we kept on searching and yes! we found one small garage, i asked him i said okay and by the look on this face i got to know hadn't done Bullet seat removal, but I knew I could help him out so he started fixing it and done. Then bit of brake fixing, oiling etc., and the wash :) The feeling of starting the ride fresh after getting your vehicle a water service is Something!!