Rani’son: What’s in a name?

Hi there, This is Aakash Ranison. Notice anything odd about my second name? Well, it’s one of a kind and comes with a story too. “August 2015” – Travelling North India – Cycling and Hitchhiking  I was cycling from Chennai to Bengaluru. It was a beautiful path, in the midst of nature. My mind drifted from one …

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The Bhutan Project – Travel Dairies 1.4

Yes So I had woken up at 03:00AM at the sounds of twitching branches, I was pretty scared. Not because I was afraid of being alone, not even because I feared animals but maybe because I didn’t know where the sound was coming from. Turns out they were just a couple of squirrels playing around. …

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The Bhutan Project – Travel Dairies 1.3

Did I leave you on a cliff hanger again? I’m really sorry for that, but where were we… aah! Yes, I wasn’t able to get through since my Scott Bike did not get a permit. Turns out there is no permit required for a bicycle. I know right, damn-it, I was pretty angry but somehow I …

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The Bhutan Project – Scott Ride

Under the influence of the subtle yet cold winds of September in Mcleodganj, I was filled with curiosity and as I sipped from my Share of the coffee facing the scenery of the beautiful mountains around me, by then I had already been to 80% of India (*relatively). I’ve always wanted to step out of my usual comfort …

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Prologue: People Say, I’m Running Away

Hey there, I am Aakash Ranison, I welcome you to my page, I’ve gone through the same tiresome journey that most of you had to undergo. Playgrounds, Schooling, college days everything. But amongst the usual I sought out to find that one thing that I dreamt of; Open skies and unknown roads. Travelling has always been …

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