I got to stop and breath the fresh chilly morning air, observe the rising sun, listen to the chirping birds, and walk along the mystical trail with a flowing river on one side sugarcane and paddy fields on the other as a photographer at the Kaveri Trail Marathon.
With all the hustling over the last few months, my cameras were starting to collect dust. Reading and assimilating research papers and transitioning back to India had occupied me for weeks. I was missing the energy of racing and photography. Briar MTB Challenge was coming up and I was not going to skip it. I had no idea it was going to be such a visual treat. I heard wonderful things, but the previous edition had a lot of rain, so I did not know what to expect. All I knew was that I would be there because I wanted to be there.
A brilliant weekend in Hyderabad, one I will recollect with a smile every time I think about it. I was not sure if I was to take up the invite and make the trip until the very last moment, but I am very glad I did. September 15, 2018. An evening I would not want to forget. It made me realise opportunities such as these do not come by every day and much more. Continue reading “City of heroes, lessons from legends”