Expedition beyond Asia-2019: From Coimbatore to Saint Petersburg in 52 days


Travellers on the Trans-Siberian highway: ‘Expedition beyond Asia-2019’ was an adventure along paths paved in hell, but Madurai-based Sharath Madhav and Coimbatore-based Meenakshi Arvind swear the glimpses of heaven in between was worth every nightmare

The ‘XPD Beyond Asia-Trans Siberian 2019 team’ covered 21,700 km from Coimbatore to Saint Petersburg in 52 days. It was either a bumpy drive of 30 kilometres in eight hours on a ‘no road’ track or a zip of 120 km/hour on a 1,064 km desolate stretch. The two travel-weary and dusty Tata Hexa, Dhanno and Sheru and their drivers Meenakshi Sai and Sharath Madhav accomplished the remarkable odyssey. The drivers are back, the vehicles are on their way back.

The 11,000 km long Trans-Siberian highway that Meenakshi Sai with her experience of expeditions in the past and Sharath drove on, is considered one of the longest and most dangerous highways in the world. the 11,000 km long Trans-Siberian highway Madhav eager to get his passport stamped became co-travellers on one of the – . They were joined my Meenakshi’s brother, Sanjay Subbian, and five other car enthusiasts -- Madhuri Sapru from Mumbai, Anjana Kaul (Bengaluru), Sheila Verghis (Chennai), Jomet Mani (Kottayam) and Pradeep Yuvaraj (Coimbatore), joined them on the trip.

from The Hindu - Life & Style 
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