Cycle from Kerala to London: Techie Pedal quits job to pedal 30,000 km – India Times Hindi News

Traveling is considered an interesting exercise to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. We must understand that traveling is addictive in nature, and people often cross the border to see their eyes open to the beautiful scenery. Well, a cyclist from Kerala has taken up this exercise seriously and is on his journey to cover almost 30,000 kms and more than 35 countries. It sure sounds crazy, stupid and amazing – all at the same time. Crore travel enthusiast Faiz Ashraf Ali on Monday launched his solo cycling expedition from the Kerala capital to London as part of the “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav” celebrations, marking the 75th anniversary of the country’s independence from the British. was. Kerala Education Minister V Shivankutty flagged off the ride.

Organized by the team, Eco Wheelers with the slogan “Dil Se Dil Tak”, the journey which is going to take at least 450 days to complete, is envisaged to spread the message of love and peace to the countries of the world . Organizers said Ali is expected to cover 30,000 kilometers in 35 countries and reach London in 450 days. Since Pakistan and China did not grant him visas, the cyclist would make out these countries during his journey.

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After reaching Mumbai by bicycle, Ali will board a flight to Oman and from there he will continue his journey and travel to countries including UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Iraq, Iran and Turkey. He said he would pass through European countries including Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Austria, Italy, Germany and France before reaching London.

The 34-year-old started going on cycle expeditions years ago after quitting his job at IT major Wipro. His first such solo trip was from his native district Kozhikode to Singapore in 2019. A UAE-based travel and luggage accessories company is currently sponsoring the cycle during which the man is traveling. Rotary International is also supporting Ali’s ride.

With inputs from PTI