This Travelogue About A Cycle Ride From Kochi To Kanyakumari Has An Inspiring Cause

 

Contributed By N.V. Chaitanya sai

 

Life lo manam chala plans chestham…Kani mana plans kante destiny plan gattigaa unte, Okkati kuda manam anukunnatu jaragadhu.

 

Nenu Kerala velladaaniki 3 times plan chesaa, Engineering first year lo unnapati nunchi ade pani lo unna. Kaani oka sari floods, Inko sari ebola virus… ala edo oka karanam valla vellalekapoya. Anni sarlu cancel ayyakaa, Inka naku kerela velle adrushtam ledani fix aipoya.

 

April 2019, Na Engineering aipoyaka, Nenu volunteer ga chese startup – NGO dwara Kerela velle chance vachindi.

 

Kerela based NGO, cycle tour organize cheyyadam tho( For Replace Plastic initiative) , andulo nenu kuda participate chesa. Ee startup, “Creating better planet”, ane vision tho work chestundi.

 

Kochi to Kanyakumari cycle tour (350 km/ 5 days) anagane chaala excite ayya, kaani… aa route lo vacche prathi beach lo plastic collect chesi, recycler’s ki pampaali. Daily atleast 60km cycling cheyyali.
Idi intlo chepthe, kachitanga pamparu. Anduke startup work paina kerela veltha ani cheppi vella, kani ma sister ki motham contact details ichi vellaanu. Kaani vellaka na status la valla intlo telsipoyindi.
Ika nenu enduku vellano vidamarichi cheppa…dantho vallu kuda support chesaaru.

 

First day, Kochi nunchi 5 members start ayyaam. 3 members from North India, One malayaali and nenu. 26th April Evening 5ki fort kochi lo plastic waste collect chesi akkadi nunchi Alleppy start ayyaam. Oka 15km vellagaane full varsham and pedha gaali. Appudu naku malli intiki velthana ane doubt kuda vachindi. Varsham taggaka, malli start ayyam…Ala Alleeppy vellelopu night 12 aindi.


 

So, Ala Alleppey – Kollam – Varkala vellam. Varkala ki 27th night ki reach ayyam.
Akkadi nundi start aindi pedha task. Varkala nundi kovalam vellaai…Roads aithe chaalaa steep ga unnai. Per hour only 4km vellagaligam. Konni situations lo quit cheddam ane thoughts kuda vachai.
Kaani I don’t want to do so.


 

Last day Kovalam – Kanyakumari vellaali. Total 92km cover cheyyali. Madhyalo, poovar beach lo plastic collect cheyyaali. Chaala kastam anukunna.
Kaani, On the way lo andaru mammalni cheer cheyyadam and naku “Team Sambhava” hyderabad based NGO nunchi support valla idi possible aindi.

 

Madyalo petrol bunks lo water taaguthu, snacks thintu vellaam.
Kovalam – Poovar – Nagarcoil – Kanyakumari velle routes lo I had the best experience. Oka chota backwater’s and beach madyalo roads, Inko chota railway track and backwaters madyalo roads and in moonlight lo cycling chesthunte… I loved it.


 

Ala 30th night ki Kanyakumari reach ayyaam.
Akkadi nundi hometown ki return train lone vacha.

 

Nenu vellaka mundhu, It will be an exciting trip anukunna. Kani, ee trip lo physical and Mental ga challenging ga undhi. So, we have to go beyond our limits. Ee trip, nannu as a person ga chala impact chesindi.


 

So, Never stop believing in Destiny. Nenu normal ga kerela vellinte, Edo ala chusi vachevanni. Kani Ila cycle lo kerela chuse chance vachedi Kadhemo.
Thank you for NGO team sambhava and my parents nannu ee amazing journey experience chesey chance ichinanduku.

 

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