#DriveWithSOUL: Day 2 of the Mountain Trail concludes
Tata HexaTata Hexa -#Drive with SOUL

#DriveWithSOUL: Day 2 of the Mountain Trail concludes

Day 2 proved to be tough, but nothing the members of SOUL couldn't handle. The excitement levels were sky high as almost none of the participants had been to this side of the country
  • Offroading session

    Offroading session

  • Resting by the riverside

    Resting by the riverside

  • Crossing the river

    Crossing the river

  • Lined up to cross the river

    Lined up to cross the river

  • Crossing the river

    Crossing the river

  • Washing the Hexas by the river side

    Washing the Hexas by the river side

From Guwahati to Bhalukpong and now till Dirang, the trip is nearing its half life. And what a drive its been till now. Bhalukpong to Dirang is what we covered on day 2, and while the distance is a measly 139kms, the roads are so treacherous that it took us almost half a day to get to our hotel!After a hearty breakfast, we left from our hotel in Bhalukpong, which was on the same land as a petrol pump. So with all our tanks filled to the brim, we left Bhalukpong behind and got ready to enter into the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Excitement levels were sky high as almost none of the participants had been to this side of the country. On our way, we visited Tipi Orchid Garden. The garden is home to over 50,000 varieties of orchids!

Our time at the orchidarium was cut short by sudden heavy showers. After which, the serpentine roads proved to be a little challenging as the rains had turned the dust into muck. Add to that a thick blanket of fog, and that really toughened things up. But the participants proved to be tougher than the terrain and conquered the mountains with expertise.

River Crossing
River CrossingTata Hexa -#Drive with SOUL

The day ended with an intense offroading session with Sirish Chandran spearheading the drive. The members of SOUL thoroughly enjoyed the experience in their Tata SUVs, and with the added knowledge of the session, we’re ready to take on Sela pass and Tawang tomorrow.

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