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Gurgaon to Goa

Day 1 Captains log started 15th Nov 2016 , 0500 hrs. A hot cup of tea followed by a quick shower was all I needed to get set for the long way around to Goa. Saddle bags catering to my trip needs was strapped & I kicked off in the dawn. First pit stop happened after 2.5 hrs of riding & 220 kms clocked ahead of Jaipur bye-pass clubbed with a quick road side breakfast of 1 giant paratha, anda bhurji n complimentary bowl of da , washed down with 2 cups of chai in quick succession...absolute bliss for Rs 110/. Continued riding with next short cig stop near Nasirabad bye-pass. Continued riding till I was hungry again & stopped for dal n baati lunch with chai near Chittorgarh , all of it for Rs 70/. It was about 3:30 pm & I had reached Udaipur Military Cant. A VIP room was booked in my name in the Officers Mess of a well decorated Rajputana Rifles unit. The view from there of the Lake Palace & all adjoining ambience was so refreshing & mesmerizing. Nicely pre