Dared Odyssey

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Manojvm Publishing House, Oct 15, 2020 - Fiction - 136 pages

This book contains true life narrations of early 70s, when a young teenager took up adventure with his friends by travelling in different modes and manners to remote and restricted regions of India and its neighboring state. These anecdotes of escapades range from the adventurous trip in a customized Jeep into the politically restricted interiors of North East, to the dare devil flight in a privately owned small Dornier aircraft in Patna, soaring in the sky experiencing the wondrous yet horrifying mis-adventure, to in quest of ‘Hare Rama Hare Krishna’ trail in Nepal which journey ranged from the streamer to train, on treacherous road paths to plane all in.


 

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Very Nice Story of friendship and sequence of story line is also good

Contents

Hare Krishna Hare Rama Trail 1141
11
Dornier Mis Adventure 4252
42
Intriguing Journey to Nagaland Beyond 5360
53
Day 01 6265
62
Day 02 6669
66
Day 03 7075
70
Day 04 7680
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Day 05 8188
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Day 09 98105
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Day 10 106116
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Day 11 117123
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Day 12 124126
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Day 13 127130
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Day 14
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Day 15 132133
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Day 16 134135
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Day 06 8991
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Day 07 9293
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Day 08 9497
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Memoirs
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About the author (2020)

Pankaj Nigam, the author of this book “Dared – Odyssey” comes from the City of Nawabs- Lucknow. Did his schooling from the ‘Society of Jesuits’, schools in Lucknow, Chandigarh, Allahabad, Patna and a collegian of Patna University. Thereafter, completed his Master’s in Business Administration from Delhi. Been a Delhite since 1977, his early years of profession as a marketing executive, exposed him to extensive travelling to the remotest parts of India and this travel accompanied with interaction with many, molded his career formidably and he retired in 2019 as a successful and contented Vice President from a globally renowned company involved in manufacturing of pipes for Oil and Gas sector. Thanks to his early travel exploits and his professional exposures, travel has always been his passion - mantra.

Besides, he has the unique affinity for several Indian regional languages and now during this prevailing Pandemic Covid-19, he is keeping himself engrossed indulging learning Spanish.

Apart from Indian travel exposure, he had the splendid opportunity of exploring the world and frequented countries in Europe, the North America, Mexico, Canada and of course the South East Asian Countries. Travel has always been a routine which inspired him to share his real life experiences (including his ordeals) through his penned book – “Dared Odyssey”.

His Motto: If you inspire to know the World. Travel is the – ‘WORD’


The Covid-19 (Sept-2020) lockdown made millions stay indoors. Helpless with nothing constructive to do made it difficult to pastime. It is when my family more aptly my grandchild-10 years, Sahil Mahajan who had time and again heard my exploits of “Nagaland-Adventure Trip’72” persuaded me to write this as a true life - ‘Story’. These persevere emboldened me pen down.


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