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Travel With Ketan

Travel With Ketan

By Ketan Joshi
The most fun you can have with travel. Join biker, backpacker and travel writer Ketan Joshi as he takes you through his hilarious travel stories.
Ketan is the author of the 'Three Men on Motorcycles' series - the adventures of three Amigos exploring India on their Royal Enfield motorcycles, and the 'One Man Goes Backpacking' series - where he explores India and abroad - first alone, then with SHE WHO MUST BE OBEYED, and with friends.
Ketan tells his own travel stories and carries you along with him on his fun and rambunctious adventures - which will leave you in high spirits.
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It's the last day of the ride as the Amigos ride from Kasol to Chandigarh - they negotiate the curvy and dangerous roads down from the hills, past the Pandoh dam, the Aut tunnel and brave road-raging drivers and traffic jams in Simla and finally land in Chandigarh and meet Paaji again!
February 05, 2022
Ep 14 - Manali to Kasol and Manikaran - THREE MEN RIDE AGAIN - The Amigos ride to Spiti.
The Amigos decide to set out from Manali and explore the nearby Parvati valley and shack up at the backpacking spot of Kasol, Himachal Pradesh. Get to know the amazing story of Manikaran hot springs -  and check out the Sikh gurdwara as well. Get to know the amazing history of Malana village - supposedly the home of the ancient Aryans!
January 29, 2022
Ep 13 - Amigos in Manali - SPITI VALLEY RIDE - THREE MEN RIDE AGAIN - Ketan Joshi
After crossing the fearsome Kunzum pass and Rohtang pass in one day, the Amigos decide on a day of R&R in Manali. A sudden whim to do a good deed gets them instant good karma. Check out the amazing story of the origin of Manali and the story of Hidimba temple!
January 22, 2022
Ep 12 - Losar to Manali - crossing two most dangerous passes - Kunzum and Rohtang
We descend down from Losar in the Spiti region to Keylong - coming down the fearsome Kunzum pass, alongside the Chandra river. This day is a real adventure! There are no roads! Only rocks and mud!  Then we have to cross another high pass - Rohtang pass - a pass once so dangerous that the very name means 'pile of dead bodies'!  And Delzad gets a puncture!  Check out this most awesome adventure of the Amigos
January 15, 2022
Ep 11 - Exploring Spiti valley - Tabo, Dhankar, Kaza
The Amigos continue their merry way across Spiti valley. They explore the ancient Tabo monastery - the oldest continually inhabited Buddhist monastery in India, the ancient Dhankar gompa perched above the confluence of the Spiti and Pin rivers, the Pin valley and Kaza. Enjoy this fun-filled and hilarious ride of the AMIGOS.
January 08, 2022
Episode 10 -SPLENDOURS OF SPITI -The AMIGOS ride the K-ZIGS and visit Himalayan oasis of Nako
THREE MEN ON MOTORCYCLES on the SPITI VALLEY RIDE -  cross the confluence of the Sutlej and the Spiti rivers and enter the Spiti valley plateau. We visit the amazing Himalayan oasis of Nako lake and see a magical meteor shower!
January 01, 2022
Ep 9 - Turnoff to Tibet
We  ride on the HINDUSTAN TIBET road and reach the confluence of the Spiti and Sutlej rivers at Khab!  We get motivated by SHE WHO MUST BE OBEYED, get invited for lunch by the  Indian Army and ride to the last point of the HINDUSTAN TIBET road.  This is one of the most amazing places in India - a place of immense power!
December 25, 2021
Ep 8 - Sangla to Kalpa
The Amigos ride to the last village of India! Chitkul! The whole of Sangla valley is just magical!  They return to the Hindustan Tibet road - developed due to the British Raj's fear of the Russian empire! It is a vestige of the first cold war - the 'Great game'. Hear about the awesome history of the road - and end up at Kalpa - the last town in the Sutlej valley
December 18, 2021
Ep 7 - Simla to Sangla
The Amigos explore the wonders of the Hindustan - Tibet road! They ride from Simla to Sangla and explore the many wonders of Himachal pradesh and NH22 - including some scary landslides and crazy roads! 
December 11, 2021
Ep 6 - Homeless in Simla!
The riders set out from Chandigarh and battle a most horrendous traffic jam caused by a rascally toll booth! They explore the wonders of Chail - but find themselves homeless in Simla!  It's cold and wet and raining and the whole of North India seems to have come to Simla and there are no room!  Oh No! Where will they stay? What will they do? Will they live to see the morrow? 
December 04, 2021
Ep 5 - The ride begins! But where are the bikes?
The Amigos finally reach Chandigarh - but where are the bikes? Oh No! The bikes are missing!  Oh no! The horror! Adi and Delzad start weeping and wailing, but Bharathi SHE WHO MUST BE OBEYED possesses a paaji and tells them that the bikes have gone to another station and they need to pick them up from there!  And then - the ride begins! WOOHOO! 
November 30, 2021
Ep 4 - Spiti it is!
Grand entry of SHE WHO MUST BE OBEYED! SHE gets sick of the Amigos sitting around and moaning about riding -  and COMMANDS them to get up and go on a ride! She has already decided the destination, the time and the route and has even booked the tickets! 
October 28, 2021
Ep 3 - I want to ride Again!
Chapter 1 of 'Three Men Ride Again - The Amigos Ride to Spiti'  Delzad recovers from the accident - and Adi is desperate to be on the road once more! He is even ready to fix Delzad's wheelchair to his bike like a sidecar!  This Amazon #1 bestselling book is the story of an awesome motorbiking adventure in the Himalayas - the three Amigos ride to Lahul and Spiti valleys in the Himalayas on their Royal Enfield motorcycles.   Ketan Joshi is the author of the bestselling motorcycling travel series 'Three Men on Motorcycles' about the adventures of the Amigos as they explore India on their Royal Enfields.    WANT THIS EBOOK FOR FREE?  CLICK HERE
October 18, 2021
Episode 2 - Three Men Ride Again - Overture - Accident in the desert
Ketan and Delzad have gone for a ride in Rajasthan on their Royal Enfields - but Delzad has a freak accident in the middle of the desert! He swerves to avoid a deer which chose that precise moment to try and jump across the road at top speed...and crashes! And breaks his leg! Oh no!  Ketan is left with a broken bawa and a broken bike - and is all alone on a desert highway!  What will happen now?
October 09, 2021
Season 2 Prologue - Three Men Ride Again - The Amigos Ride to Spiti
Welcome to Season 2 of the Podcast, as we start with the next book - 'Three Men Ride Again - The Amigos Ride to Spiti'  After a most successful ride to Ladakh and Zanskar, the Amigos were understandably eager to ride once more! But while waiting for the mountain riding season to start - Ketan and Delzad decided to go on a winter ride to Rajasthan. They would ride with the Royal Enfield 'Tour of Rajasthan' and then leave the group to attend the awesome desert music festival 'Ragasthan' which is held in the sand dunes of Sam.  The Ride of Rajasthan was a huge success and they had a blast - and then left the group to ride to Jaisalmer.  And then...something happened! 
October 02, 2021
Ep 19 : Manali to Kalka and back home. The end of the ride
The Amigos have to descend to ground they come come from the mountains and return to the plains. The adventure is not over yet though...
September 29, 2021
Ep 18 Over the Baralacha!
The Amigos ride from Sarchu to Manali, and cross the 5000 metre plus Baralachala and the 4000 meter plus Rohtang la. The ride is gruelling, but the vistas are grand! And finally they enter the green soothing hills of Manali.
June 06, 2021
Ep 17 Taking the wrong turn! Tso Moriri to Sarchu
The Amigos start on their return journey - they ride from Tso Moriri in the heart of Ladakh and head towards the legendary Manali Leh road! But the god of high passes is not letting them go that easily!
June 01, 2021
Ep 16 Leh to Tso Moriri
The Amigos bid goodbye to Leh and set out to explore the Chumathang plateau and the amazing lake of Tso Moriri.
May 23, 2021
Ep 15 Pangong to Leh
The Amigos return from Pangong lake, Adi crushes yet another pair of goggles, and we get in trouble with the cops.
May 16, 2021
Ep 14 Leh to Pangong lake
The Amigos ride over the second highest (or is the third highest) pass in the world- Chang La - and reach the world-famous Pangong Lake, one the biggest high attitude lakes in the world. And they decide to change their wheel bearing there! Do they succeed ... or do they lose their bearings entirely? Check out this hilarious episode for the story.
May 09, 2021
Ep 13 Nubra to Leh
The brave Amigos return rather wimpily back to Leh as a Bharathi-possessed crow mocks them. And Adi gets to celebrate his birthday in Leh!
May 02, 2021
Ep 12 Leh to Khardungla pass and Nubra valley
The Amigos tackle the highest motorable pass in the world! They ride from Leh and cross the mighty Khardungla pass, at 5578 meters, and then descend into the beautiful Nubra valley. And to their pleasant surprise, they run into an old friend!
April 25, 2021
Ep 11 Amigos in Leh
The Amigos relax for a day in leh ... but SHE WHO MUST BE OBEYED says that it is a rest for their bikes and not for them!
October 20, 2020
Ep 10 Kargil to Ladakh. Three men on motorcycles
The Amigos reach Leh! They have a wonderful ride from Kargil and cross the unbelievable 'moonland' scenery and the high passes of Namika la and Fatu la. They visit the ancient Lamayuru monastery, the Patthar sahib gurudwara and the so-called 'Magnetic Hill'.
October 12, 2020
Ep 9 Three Men on a Truck? Padum to Kargil
The Amigos are going from Padum to Kargil...but in a truck? The mighty riders Bawa and Adi have been shaken up on both ends of the system... AMS made their heads throb, and upset tummy did the same at the other end! So they found a truck dude willing to cart us and bikes down to Kargil - and that turned out to be an extremely interesting experience! What fun!
October 06, 2020
Ep 8 - Padum
The Amigos have reached Padum, the capital of the Zanskar region after a long and stressful ride, and decide to relax and explore the valley... they see the Karsha monastery, make friends with a monk - and find a most remarkable petrol pump!
September 30, 2020
Ep 7 . The Amigos ride to the wild and unexplored Zanskar valley
The Amigos have a hilarious and adventurous ride to the wild and unexplored Zanskar valley on their Royal Enfield motorcycles. They pass the remote Rangdum monastery and cross wild and powerful rivers and streams and the high Pensi La pass to enter Zanskar valley.
September 24, 2020
Ep 6 - Sonamarg to Portukchey
The Amigos cross Zojila pass and enter Ladakh! SHE WHO MUST BE OBEYED pursues them and commands them to explore Zanskar valley!
September 15, 2020
Ep 5 - Pahalgam to Sonamarg
The Amigos continue on their merry way, and ride out from Pahalgam. They first check out an awesome road past Betaab valley, and then come to Srinagar, where they have an awesome meal at Ahdoos Hotel. And then, its on to Sonamarg ...where they get a surprise!
September 03, 2020
Ep 4 - Samba to Pahalgam
The Amigos are shocked awake by SHE WHO MUST BE OBEYED and continue on their awesome ride, and enter deep into the Himalayan foothills. They cross the Shivaliks, enter the vale of Kashmir and ride to Pahalgam in the Lidder valley.
August 28, 2020
Ep 3 - Chandigarh to Samba
The Amigos ride from Chandigarh to Samba, in Jammu and Kashmir.
August 27, 2020
Ep 2 The Amigos start their ride! Tally ho!
Chapter 2 of ' Three Men on Motorcycles'. The ride of the three amigos gets off to a rollicking start, as they go to Chandigarh and collect their bikes and start riding.
August 25, 2020
Ep 1 The Amigos ride to Ladakh - The great idea
Meet the 'three amigos' and 'SHE WHO MUST BE OBEYED', and see how they went about their first long ride adventure to the iconic ride of India...the himalyan highlands of Ladakh. See them plan their ride, prepare their bikes and have a lot of fun. The funniest and most cheerful ride adventure ever!
August 22, 2020
Adventuring with Ketan...a biker, backpacker and travel writer shares his travel stories
Get introduced to the 'Amigos' -Ketan, Adi and Delzad...three bikers and Royal Enfield lovers who love riding, travelling, eating and chilling. 'Why we ride' is a short introduction to the mindset of a long distance biker.
August 22, 2020