When Ram asked if I am interested in visiting Mcritchie reservoir, he gave me the impression that its a small walk around a pond and I said yes. Bloody heck, a reservoir is huge!! We had to walk 10kms around the reservoir, and I was not prepared for that. I was wearing a jeans pants and a full sleeves t-shirt! Anyhow, I was clueless about the kayaking plan after the walk and to be frank I was not that much interested. See, anything that wears out my energy is something that does not appeals me. But I agreed to do it as everyone else was planning to and I should admit that it was an awesome experience. A short summary.
1. I fell into the water (actually jumped into it, so as to raise the spirits of other fellow paddlers)
2. Paddling was not as hard as I thought it was.
3. My partner had previous kayaking experience and gave me a crash course in kayaking.
4. Even though I was the only one dripping in water when we started, by the end everyone got wet. Thanks to Ram for splashing water on everyone
P.S. Why do people think that I have some paddling experience because I come from Kerala ? Yes, We have backwaters in Kerala. We have coconut trees too, I don’t know how to climb those.
And you don’t know how to dance the Kathakali either!
@Nirnaya: so u think!
U didnt mention about ur dramatic wayout of ur kayak!! that was even more fun
@ Ram: That is the best way to get out of a Kayak! I should patent it!
Am curious. how did you get out of the kayak?
And the USP(read it as Unique Striking Point) is , finally a pic of ‘Njan’ (well, if I am not mistaken) …..quite surprised…rather casual way of introducing some one to your readers…
@shal: Like a boss!
@renjith: Lol.. you are mistaken my dear friend. The article has no hidden messages!
@Shal: How vivek got off the kayak? -> by ROFD (Rolling On Floor of the Dock) U have to see it to believe it!
@Vivek: Let’s go again! this time full 20km walk =D
Hehahah ROFD :P. Yep Vivek is Kaya-KING. Good fun it was.
Well, you *ought* to know how to climb coconut trees… just like you should know paddling and rowing etc.
anyway @Renjith… if you were talking about me, “Njan” is not in the picture. Or am I?
Vivek, clarify please.
@njan: I think I should leave it to his “bhavana” !