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When Kalypso hosted the Kerala Blog Express 06 – 2019

Journeys and destinations are inextricably linked. Every journey we believe has to have a destination, and every destination, it is accepted is attained only by traversing the complex paths of a journey. Modern journeys though have undergone certain transformations. The purpose, the takeaways, the understanding have all been enhanced byRead More …


45 Days of Cycling And A Maelstrom of Experiences

Since the only impossible journey is the one never begun, putting together the outline of this gargantuan 45 day cycling expedition was simply the first step of a magnificent journey. Commencing from the beaches of Goa and finally ending at Chennai – was there a destination in the midst ofRead More …


A Vegan Cycling Tour

For vegetarian India, veganism is not totally alien but still strange enough a concept to evoke strong curiosity, interest and quite a few conversions. So when the Vegan Cycle Tour through the heartland of north India was proposed, it was anticipated with a lot of excitement. On hindsight, we atRead More …


eBikes -unlimited potential on two wheels

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Tours on two-wheels In the world of bike tours, E-bikes are the new kids on the block! Fun, friendly and filled with possibility modern E-bikes take biking into the future in ways that were only dreamt of till recently. Understanding E-bikes An electric bicycle, also known as an e-bike, isRead More …


Adventure filled Family Holidays

Adventure filled family holiday

  When Jack Kerouac said the road is life, he must have also meant those wandering souls who travel as a family and return with perspective. For during a family holiday perspective is definitely on generous offer when cranky siblings are vying for the best seat in the car orRead More …


Goa to Kerala Coastal Cycling

cycling, goa cycling. kerala cycling. beach cycling. coastal cycling.

Cycling from Goa to Calicut on the western coast of India along a medley of beach, backwater and country roads was thoroughly fascinating. The refreshing breeze all along the route was a constant reminder of the Arabian Sea close by. This group of 11 intrepid cycling enthusiasts from Australia havingRead More …


When auto-rickshaws roam a land…

Crammed with screaming kids while on school-rounds or taking the busy house-wife to the markets, the aspiring jobseeker who can’t afford a cab to reach his interview or even an itinerant traveller seeking up, close and personal experiences, the auto rickshaw is as easily available on the roads as itRead More …


Tuk-Tuk Adventures India

A tour on a tuk tuk takes your South India experience to another level altogether. For what other ride provides you with the time to take in and assimilate the mesmerizing landscape en route while at the same time giving you the opportunity to exchange a laugh or two withRead More …


Kerala floods – Kalypso report 2018

As the flood waters recede in Kerala, its people look on – horrified and resigned, and with the embers of an undying determination simmering in their hearts. They see before them the long uphill road and realise that only a strong back, a stoic mind and a compassionate soul willRead More …


Three Peaks Challenge India 2018

three peaks challenge

  After a month-long preparation, 14 Kalypso challengers were flagged off from the heart of Kochi on 10th June. Cycling off before sunrise in the light drizzle and low visibility, it was an exhilarating start. Later as the sun came out, they had to weave in and around peak hourRead More …


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