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'Year end day drive' - Hyderabad to Nagarjunasagar drive meet - Report

After a wonderful start of drive meetups this year, we're here again to celebrate our drive of the year 2016 together.

 

When: December 10th 2016

Where: Nagarjunasagar

Distance: ~180 kms

Start point : Gachibowli ORR

End point : Nagarjunakonda Island

Hyderabad to Nagarjunasagar Route
Hyderabad --> Yacharam --> Mallepalli --> Nagarjuna sagar dam --> Nagarjunasagar

In layman terms it is straight road(Hyderabadi: Highway pakkad ke seedha jaavo :D). Once you hit the highway no diversions required.

 

Cover pic:

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Participants:

1) Hyundai i20 Elite

2) Ford Figo Aspire

3) Renault Duster

4) Hyundai Creta

5) Honda Civic (Black)

6) Honda Civic (Red)

7) Skoda Octavia

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Our last meet-up of the year 2016 was planned a just 2 weeks ahead of our meet up and our excitement towards meeting all the new India-Drive men started to prevail. Well, it had finally happened on a Saturday i.e. 10th December-2016 which turned out to be more fun than what we have anticipated. 

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All the 7 cars who attended the meet have lined up for a short introductory session:)

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We set our own pace towards the destination by not missing out on 'India-Drive's' convoy 

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That's how you space up with the car ahead of yours :D

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Those long curves are fun to drive. But overall road condition is average.

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We reached our first stop at the destination besides the Nagarjunasagar dam which seemed quite dry with no water around

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We got involved with our principle photo-shoot at the pit-stop

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Group picture.

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We paced up towards our next stop before we headed for lunch i.e, Boating point towards the Nagarjunakonda Island

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The roads throughout this place seemed quite good for a smooth drive

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All the 7 cars besides the dam

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Covering the entire convoy in frame is a tough job. Time to get a wide angle lens.

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On our way to the boating point, we stopped by for a short breather to get some clicks

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The boating start point towards Nagarjunakonda Island

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We had reached the Island which was on the other side of the dam when the shone bright on our heads :ph34r:

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All set for a ride back towards our start point

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And yes the water was in abundancexD

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A small photo-shoot during the boat ride

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Lone ferry.

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View of the dam from the ferry.

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We were all set for a drive back to Hyderabad

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Waiting for the rest of the members to regroup.

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We had stopped by for a late lunch at the Siddartha hotel 

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That's all folks.. See you again :) and looking forward for more this 2017 :D

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It's been a pleasure meeting you guys. Return drive was super fun. Car discussions, boring boat ride, high speed convoy, food hunt, chicken Biryani @5pm, special nimbu soda with seeds, tea breaks, photo shoots, night drive, vinit's gyan on new hidden feature in fiesta, saran car gyan session, kumsi selfie video, harshita joining the drive even though she visited the place recently and jagadesh keeping up with us despite being a new driver.

 

We missed the panchagani team. Hope to see you all in 2017.

 

Thank you guys for contributing and making the drive a success.

Drive video: Nagarjunasagar dam to Boating point.

Boating video : Nagarjunakonda

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@shammyThank you for sharing.

 

A few clicks from my end.

 

Pictures are taken from an action camera, please excuse for the quality.

 

A quick selfie during the boat ride

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Convoy lineup on the bridge.

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Last picture for the day.

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@shammy Great post!!!!👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼 It was good to reminisce all the fun once again.....😊 Pics have turned out awesome....looking forward to the next drive....

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Awesome report guys.

 

2017 is going to be exciting at India-Drive.

Heard many exciting changes are coming up.

 

Waiting for the news guys.

Don't make us wait for more. :P

 

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Awesome clicks saran.
Love the lineup picture and first picture with tree.

View is amazing from the resort.
If we have time we could have stayed there for some more time.

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Thanks Gowtham. Yeah, its a nice place to stay. Lets try in future.

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Amazing pics [mention=488]Saran[/mention].. 

Thanks Sagar

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Last picture is too good.(dam and cars)
Any update about next drive?


Thanks karthik.
@Gowtham, any info about next drive?

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We will have a drive meetup as early as possible.

Will share you the details once the post is ready.

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