Journey to Inspire Navsari to Vadodara

A relatively late start, since we were visiting a #school for the #disabled before leaving #Navsari to #Vadodara . Bupesh and Dheeraj took us to try some typical Gujarati breakfast at a famous #foodstreet . Most of it were sweet and chaat based. On reaching Manav Kalyan Trust we were taken aback with the elaborate setup and the crowd. It was the last day, and the parents were there to pick the students for their summer break. We met with the management and shared with them the purpose of our ride. They were thrilled and asked if we would like to address the students, their parents and the staff! We we honoured to do so, and the gathering was close to 400 people! We learnt that the school takes in disabled and challenged children from the ages of 6 and sees them through till they become independent. They provide them with #opportunities at #education through #vocational training and # skill development. We addressed them as part of their end of school year programme, and we got a few questions about the hows’ and whys’ of our #journey . We spent some time visiting their setup, and interacted with a few students and parents, sharing stories of their victories and struggles, and Archana shared some option available after schooling. A very heart-warming experience overall, and volunteering there to help out would be great. The management wished us well for our journey onward, and while we were there to support their efforts, we received financial aid towards our cause! We left from there at about 1 pm, and we were not looking forward to riding in the heat to #udaipur#rajasthan ! Before we left, we did meet some riders from the #wrangler#truewanderer series . We tried their yummy meal set up, gave an interview, and ride off. The landscape did change as we road on, dry, vast barren, smaller roads, sugarcane fields?! The sun eventually set, but we still had quite a way to go. The ride in the evening was lovely, and we stopped for tea more than once. We finally reached Udaipur only at 21:30. #silentexpedition#journeytoinspire#ride#travel#biking#rideforacause#ktm#duke390#enfield#thunderbird # tuskerPAM