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GOD SENT ANGELS


After finishing my Moscow visit, I was rushing to proceed to my next destination, in my attempt to cover the maximum distance in the day light. My visa was due to expire next day and the border between Russia and Kazakhastan remains open only in a day light.

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MY DRIVE THROUGH THE NAXALITES PROTEST


After completing the precarious driving in Myanmar finally I had reached to my motherland and entered in Moreh, Manipur. It was a moment of sigh and relief that finally I have reached India. I was in touch with our dear family friend Mr Sahgal (DIG) and

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8TH NOVEMBER- THE MAJOR LANDMARK DAY-MY ENTRY IN TO INDIA


Many says on 8th November the landmark day of my life and for India. On this day two Guajarati created a history. The honourable Prime Minster Mr Narendra Modi who created history by calling a snap demonetisation to tackle corruption and black money, and

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ENTRY IN TO MYANMAR


On 4th November last year I entered Myanmar (Burma when it was part of India), the 31 countries of my list of travel. Myanmar holds a prominent place in my heart due to my grandfather's connections with old Burma. I was eager to drive through Myanmar in memory of my grandfather.

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GOLDEN ACHIVEMENTS AWARD


An incredible evening of Sanch Achievers, Golden Achievements award function hosted by The Baroness Verma at the House of Lords, UK. The journey of just being me as person and doing my bits for the society in my own ways I can, has borne a wonderful fruit.

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ROLE MODEL OF THE YEAR COMMUNITY AWARD


What a pleasant surprise to receive the community award as a “Role Model of The Year. It is truly gratifying to be recognised as a Role Model of the Year by the community of Third largest town of UK and one of the most diverse town.

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DAY 2- 29 AUGUST 2016 WALES to SCOTLAND


I managed to catch up slightly and was running in time to reach the temple by 8pm, but due to roadwork on M74 and exit closure we could not take our desired exit. My GPS also got confused, which resulted in taking me to different route than my planned route.

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DAY 2-29 AUGUST 2016 IN WALES


After an eventful day of the flag off ceremony (when my day had began 4am and ended on 12.30am next morning), my mind and body certainly deserved a rest. I therefore took it easy next day and woke up at 8am. Yet another bright day, to start off with the journey.

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DAY 3 - 31 AUGUST 2016 - THE BEGINNING OF WORST NIGHTMARE.


31st August 2016 onwards turned out to be the darkest time of my life. On 31st August last year couple of my so-called supporters showed the ugly and dark side of the human being. Jealousy was at its peak and they tried to sabotage my entire world record journey.

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AFTER THE DIVINE AND EMOTIONAL FLAG OFF


After very divine and emotional flag with excitement and jubilation with people shouting slogans of “Bharat Mata Ki Jai”, and waving off British and Indian flags to signify the importance of this mission to strengthen Indo-British ties. The BAPS Shree Swaminarayan temple,

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Land's End to John o' Groats


Land's End to John o' Groats is the traversal of the whole length of the island of Great Britain between two extremities; in the southwest and northeast. The traditional distance by road is 874 miles (1,407 km between the two extremities).

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HIDDEN JEWEL


The family who fled the Indian part of Pakistan during the division, in only the clothes they were wearing, helped by a Muslim family to flee the Pakistan, who’s son is recipient of fourth highest civilian award in UK and served as The Lord Mayor of City Coventry, UK.

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TIME FOR A NEW CHALLENGE


My next challenge is not perhaps as big as my last challenge but it is unique in itself. I will be driving solo from Lands End to John “o” Groats, covering the distance of approximately 1500 kilometres in about 15 to 16 hours of drive in a one day.

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY AT BAPS TEMPLE-LONDON


The event, themed ‘Celebrating Women: Inspiring Generations’, was aimed at breaking down the barriers of age and seeking inspiration from fellow women.Over 1,300 women came together at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London, to celebrate its eighth annual

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MEMORIES OF SILLIGURI


Siliguri has a very special place in my heart and in my journey. Secondly the contribution from the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), which is the largest of Central Armed Police Force of India has been remarkable in my journey through India. On that day Siliguri and CRPF together made my day most memorable.

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PLANTING SEEDS OF WOMAN EMPOWERMENT IN DARJEELING'S TEA GARDENS As


I drove further, I could not believe my eyes. It was just like a scene in a movie, lush green tea gardens on both sides of the road, green hills with beautiful tea gardens and a clear blue sky. It was just like a heaven on earth. I realised that I was traversing through the world famous tea

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welcome at my native village Aat


The best and very emotional welcome at my native village Aat, District Navsari, Gujarat. I am grateful to the honourable Mr R C Patel (MLA and Whip for Gujarat Assembly) and Mr Kaushik Patel (Taluka Pramukh) for organising this honour.

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Grand Welcome at Dandi


the famous Dandi for Mahatma Gandhi's salt protest. The great Mahatma Gandhi fought against the British rule burdening the people of India nation with ugliest revenue policy the "Salt Tax" at this place. The Dandi March was a significant step towards freedom and

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International Driving Permit (IDP)


Driving through multiple countries requires an International Driving Permit (IDP), which is an identity document that allows the holder to drive a private motor vehicle in any country that recognizes IDPs. To be valid, the IDP must be accompanied by a valid driving license.

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CARNET


First and most important aspect of the trip is to obtain a Carnet (admission Temporary Admission Carnet). The Carnet is an international customs document which allow goods, including vehicle that are exported temporarily and then re-imported. By presenting Carnet document to foreign customs, you pass duty free and import tax

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Strong girls strong world


Driving around town is an everyday occurrence for many women, but what about driving into territory beyond your borders? Do we have a fear of driving outside our comfort zone? Do we worry about getting lost or even worse? A woman traveling alone threatens tradition and propriety. And because women often doubt themselves, we stay toward safe harbors and

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