Solo Cycling Expedition Day 1 – Kanyakumari to Khardungla

Solo Cycling Expedition: Day1

Parikrama of the Vivekananda rock memorial before flag off
Heartfelt thanks to Vivekananda Kendra for giving special permission to permit the cycle at the memorial , for the ferrying the cycle there and all the support

Day1, July 15, 2017-  Kanyakumari to Trivandrum

Distance cycled- 95 kilometres.            

Duration – 6 hours.     

“Well begun is half done.”

It was an  auspicious beginning to a arduous journey as Sunita Singh Choken took a “parikrama”of the Vivekanand Memorial Rock and sought the  blessings of the Gods of the sea .

I want send a message to all specially the girls that you should dare to dream and have the courage to fulfill your dreams as each one of you has the potential” said Sunita while addressing an audience of four hundred plus who had gathered at the Vivekananda Ashram in the wee hours of morning to flag off this expedition for a noble cause. Mr Hansraj representing Omni Sangha an NGO working towards betterment of humanity commended the determination of this young girl who  is passionate about the cause of educating the girl child. Omni Sangha has raised funds for this expedition and will be constantly providing administrative support.

On reaching Trivandrum Sunita still looking energetic and fresh cheerfully said “Todays journey was an amazing experience and I met so many people as I cycled my way through the small hamlets

Support pours in- Sunita at the workshop getting her cycle modified
Support pours in- Sunita at the workshop getting her cycle modified

 

 

Support pours in- Sunita at the workshop getting her cycle modified- the owner  didn’t charge for it- That’s my contribution to the cause he said.

 

 

 

 

Fruit break- Somewhere on the way
Fruit break- Somewhere on the way

1 Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

*