Timid Bitch

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“Hear this,to add more depth to this poem”

Amidst all hominid activities, she was highly stressed. Remembering all phases she spent with the one which she had thought to be together always and forever. She dropped that saline water ummmm famously called tears just for the one who had promised to be together always and forever.

He asked at the very starting of the meet, she remembered all blushes behind the bush. I want to marry you woman and want to stay together, we will name our children Santha and Janie so that we could add little fenny to our only life tenne.

The man said – your lips are so pink; your eyes are so bright. Can I have a glance at the same for a while?

‘Resisting my soul to be away from you is hard for me, my cute angel can we talk little more?”- This was very pleasing for her to hear this daily at the very starting of her love affair.

She had dreamt a lot and a lot, how they going to be together. After few months of first meet; under the dark shadow of nature, curtains started flowing high and wind chime starting trinkling light. Moon was adding charm to the skin and mingling of two souls had started begun.

After few months, woman look I do not have time to love you anymore as I am busy in playing and ambling everywhere. She cried and she got hurt. Next morning she managed to be strong to talk her one side decided soul mate but unfortunately again he was busy. She kept on waiting, she kept on staring at her phone but she got no messages and calls.

One day she broke her all patience and asked him- ohh my dear! What has happened to our love? Ain’t I pretty like before or ain’t you want to be together like before. I miss you so badly, don’t you? And in reply he said – ‘look woman, I am busy we will discuss later’ and here the phone disconnects.

She realized that he did not ditch her rather he broke her trust. Still she kept on waiting and till now she is waiting that one day her love for him will bring him back.

but that timid bitch forgot that once a trader done with the deal the trader won’t come back.

First ride on dug-dug to Chail

Hair were stretching high, flowing so freely under the blue sky. The hide and seek of closing lashes and wind was like a nature’s way of giving spa.

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Lets play “Chasing Shadow”

That tight clutch of muscles between two humans on lovable Royal Enfield made my journey even more memorable.

Who cannot love a job which allows you to travel all over India, even I love my job. Cherry on the cake that journey become more amazing when beau got involve in the same. I had only two days to enjoy and hurriedly I had to perform dual tasks that is to decide a place which can offer much of calmness and less of hominid activities. I ended up my mixing station on “Chail”- a small hill station in Himachal Pradesh.

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View of chail from my Hotel window, pc- Rohin Daniel

I started off my journey, Friday early morning and took a halt at Ludhiana to meet and greet a person, who smiles and cuddle me high every time I see him.

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Outside view of Ludhiana Station 

Who can take much pain in lifting a fat baby-boo and eating you up? Only a loving man can.

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homemade Cake for baby-boo handler

This time I decided not to roam around much rather to rest like a nasty bumble bee and to feed on junk food like a waffle loving monster. 

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Ms. Bumble -bee waffle eating monster

Very next day, We started off our journey to Chail from Ludhiana around 6 am in the morning. Mild touch of air can better be compared to the moment when mother let her child sleep in the cradle and pour all her love out of her soft bin. People say the best exercise for eyes in the morning is to see greenery all around, but this time I was seeing giant trees all my way, posing more of like a life-guards.

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 The blue sky, green trees, grey road and my man on royal Enfield, what could be the more perfect idea of a road trip?

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As per my wish, we followed –  Panchkula, Pinjore, Kalka, Dharampur, Barog, Solan, Kandaghat, Sadhupul to reach Chail.  The trip become more awesome when you can trust a person you are travelling with to the fullest as no one can be that caring, loving and mature enough to ride on those crazy jagged roads.

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We took our first halt near Kalka as I had wanted a picture there where tunnel is. One can find around 102 tunnels via toy train whereas people on wheels can find around 4-5 tunnels only. So do not forget to take pics at tunnel the famous one is at Barog.

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Kalka tunnel, pc- Rohin Daniel

The next two min stoppage was at Solan as we decided to have corn. After chewing it more of like monkeys we headed to Sadhupul.

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Excitement at the top notch, pc- Rohin Daniel

Here one person needs to have little knowledge of offroading, before going ahead I asked him to stop at Sadhupul as who doesn’t want their skin to feel relaxed. Here one can find the thin stream of river Ashwini, holds sufficient water in chasm to make your journey little more interesting. Here one can opt to try adventurous game also like rappelling, flying fox, military cross etc.

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Mr. Poser at Sadhupul

I am more of like an observer I love collecting rare looking stones and rather enjoying anything else I enjoyed soaking my feet in the rill of fresh water and seeing the images of white clouds adorned more of like a crown above my head.

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Collecting stone for me ❤

Exploring nearby flora and fauna will not be a sin, feel like a naturalist and see what nature is offering you without disturbing the rule of absolute being.

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In middle of the river Ashwini, at the back of me spot military bridge

After 30 minutes of continuous surprises  we finally reached Chail around 1:30pm. Was late as per the Google movement but whatever,  we were not in any race rather it was a road trip meant to explore and remember.  We first decided to move towards the local market in Chail as we were so hungry .there we tasted what surrounding had to offer us; we had momos and Maggie on the table , to hog on. It tasted good but budget travellers might feel it little expensive as Maggie was for Rs.70 and Veg-momos was for Rs.60.

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After wards we were more of like a war survivors as we had win the war but too tired to even take a step forward. we checked in to the Chail Residency. The energy level bucked up the moment we both saw the room. It was more of like a room for dwarfs.  I enjoyed everything like seeing little heighted cupboard, doors, sofas, walls and the cottage look whereas it was funny to  my chimpanzee struggling to cross all as he is 5’11 ft.

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Chail Residency 

What could be more relaxing and satisfying than seeing giant mountains covered with green cloak and slight breeze whispering in as outcome you find yourself lost somewhere in the calmness.

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Very next day we decided to see “Chail Palace”. It was built in 1891; approximately covers 75 acres .A wide variety of cottages, suites and rooms are also available here but one needs to book afore to experience royal life. An entry charge to the palace is Rs. 100.

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With my happy mood, finally after 5 minutes we reached. The majesties have converted half part of their palace into museum. The “Maharaja’s” “Maharani’s” and “Rajkumari’s” rooms have been kept lock.

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Lawn area is open to visitors. Do not forget to capture the combination of the palace, green lawn and the blue sky; perfect for wallpaper. It is a must to visit place.

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As we were less in time so we skipped Chail wildlife sanctuary but it is must to visit as it allows you trek and camping is also allowed near of it but do not forget to ask for permission from the authorities as they might provide you with securities because of wildlife activities .Chail is also known as Hiker’s paradise, few of the treks were in my to-do list unfortunately I could not but here’s the list

– Kandaghat-Chail

– Chail-Rajgarh

– Chur-Chandini

-Chail-Shimla via Junga.

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I wish, my every morning be like this

Or one can also opt for fishing in the Gaura River which is full of Mahseer fish. We were lucky enough to spot a black color antelope species on the way back but unfortunately I did not get much time to click that wonderful creature as the sound of Royal Enfield made her to escape. Hence you can imagine how calm and serene this place is.

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Do visit highest cricket ground in the word, situated at the height of 7500 ft. As I am not so fond of visiting religious spots until and unless something is so unique about it so I un-ticked “Sidh baba ka mandir”, still I would suggest everyone to go there as it holds very interesting history, which even I enjoyed reading afore.

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There is famous lover’s lane near Chail Palace which ends up to stand-oafishly situated cottages. According to many bikers and photographers; “Kali ka tibba” is wonderland for photoholics and seeing sunset there is bliss.

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Shopaholics will not find much to shop as there is only one market that too settles by locals, but yes as s gift from Chail one can buy handmade woollen caps and socks, cost in the range of Rs80-150. After that without any stoppage we headed towards Ludhiana, where I had to catch train to bring back my soul forcefully to busy streets. With a flying kiss I said bye to my beloved and train started signing off from the platform.

“Ludhiana”-the city of mills

My mind was utterly tensed and brain was grinding itself to pour down all the stress juice in my agitation bowl then all of the sudden DHEA walloped its gear in action and got an idea to travel solo to the nearest place which is kind of unexplored theoretically 😀 and I landed up on the city of mills – “Ludhiana” . Ludhiana is a city in Punjab state and is the largest city in the state. I had only one and the half day to explore as I decided to move ahead to appease my mind.

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I started my journey late night around 11 pm from kashmiri gate state bus terminal, New Delhi. The fast moving vehicles and jalopies, those striking red, yellow lights on cornea was creating an ecstasy of next day and all the surprises which god had decided to yank me up with.  And all of the sudden the turban man ( sardar driver ji) started playing Punjabi songs to the highest decibel and I felt like a heroine of that movie scene where a girl fantasize and some slow songs plays in the background and all of the sudden mum shouts “Raniiiiii… Paani le aana”. And all dream come to a halt.

I stepped down from the bus at around 5am in the morning, checked in to hotel and thought of taking rest as the journey was kind of bouncy and chipper. Sigh! Before reaching Ludhiana, I had done a lot research but I could not find any valuable articles or blogs per se. I got little reliable information from the Punjab tourism website and little more from the local people and the hotel owner and ergo I decided to roam a bit to provide relevant and factual information.

I decided to go to see the “Lodhi Fort”, which is also being famous by an area around it – “Quilla Mohalla” where Quilla means “Fort” and mohalla means “an area of town”. For that I took sharing auto from samrala chowk to jalandar bypass and from there I took second sharing auto to Quilla Mohalla .

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The best part of travelling in sharing auto in Ludhiana is that they do charge Rs. 10 for any location you want to travel in ( places  option given by autowalas). Always do ask anything to traffic police not from the strangers on road , asking nearby shops or info desk are also in option rota as people in Ludhiana I found little stereotype (especially men and women are not way behind to insult a creature of same gender) and boys might start following you.

For girls if you are wearing anything cleavage showing or anything above knee and moreover you are pretty so be strong and blunt. Roam anywhere you want but be attentive as people won’t spare to have a glance of your skin. So I would call it “stereotyping turbans”. You may found 2 men out of 10 in support of you or can say to protect you. So, do not hesitate to ask for help if needed.

I reached “Lodhi fort” after asking several people and was aghast to see the plea of the fort as it was mentioned in tourism website as recommended monument.

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I faltered for a while as Ludhiana boys were having smack and commenting vulgar, but I ignored and stepped ahead as I had completely different image of this beautiful fort and Ludhianvies. 

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Though the place was calm and ruined but people there aren’t trust worthy and they will surely try to fool you.

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I would recommend everyone to please visit this aloof arena and create much buzz so that Punjab tourism will take much care of this beautiful place. Do give your feedback concerning the same on Punjab tourism website. #protectmonument

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I made several friends there who were good enough to have word with and to share the science of epistemology , which includes the young boy in sky blue turban named as “Mr. Sukhi Singh”, he introduced himself as The President of the Women College located in the premises of the fort and another boy in royal blue turban , introduced himself as “Gagandeep Singh” , actually both helped me a lot to accompany me to roam around the fort and to introduce nook and corner info about the same. 

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(Mr.Sukhi the second person from the left , president of girls college (helped me). orange shirt an invader and teaser , extreme right is about to be president (helped me)

Few years back, Punjab government has converted this fort into a women college and mordantly, this place only has not have any protection for women.

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(water storage tank for the kingdom)

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(scrap to tools making bhatti, with help of hammering)

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(Maharajah’s Kitchen)

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(Advance tools making machines)

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(secret way to secret outing)

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Must to have while visiting this place:

  • Water
  • Glucon’D
  • Safety object like- pepper spray, knife and if karate queen then that’s awesome
  • Clothes – wear cotton and comfortable clothes
  • Avoid carrying expensive stuffs
  • Keep police and known number on speed dial

I had heard a lot about “Rakh Bagh”, so I decided to head towards that also which again was disappointing. Things were not well maintained. You can hop on to the small miniature moving rail which does operate inside the park only to entertain little bees. Visiting once recommended.

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In the evening I entered the “Punjab Agriculture university” where I found calmness and empty roads.

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Entering the university is not that way easy but you can opt for entering from second gate rather the main gate which is 10min far fromlater.

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Next day I tripped to RDB fort or Sarai Lashkari Khan also known as Doraha fort as it is located at Doraha in Ludhiana, around 60km. Where “Rang de basanti” had also got shoot in. To reach here you can take buses till “Shri Manji Sahib Gurudwara” from Ludhiana bus terminal and at the back of this religious gram you will find this fort. 

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It was fun to been there but unfortunately could not explore much as it is on renovation spree.

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It is a Great location for photo shoots also.

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When it comes to yummy tummy I tried Punjabi “Aalu paratha with butter” and cream full curd.

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Pensively, the call back alarm rung up and I got ticket of a late night train at 1:05am from Ludhiana junction, which reached Delhi junction at 6:38am in the morning.

Still much to explore in Ludhiana which I might write on it soon. 🙂

 

 

 

Trip to the city of weeds- “Jangladesh”

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Bikaner is a place, enough to capture your heart to let it flow in the gasp of desert.The largest fifth city of Rajasthan- “Bikaner” alias “Jangladesh”. This amazing hot place is located in the middle of the Thar desert and its hotness is enough to make you look alike bournville chocolate.

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This picture, I consider as one of the best click from my ‘travel pyxis’. I got the nice opportunity to capture these posers (camel) on the way to Bikaner. Asia’s largest camel farm is in Bikaner, though I did not go to the exact location rather I found the whole herd of camels on the way.The candor and unity in survival either with animals or with humans are so clear in this picture.

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In my supposition, the word “road trip” is like “glucon D” for a travel obsessed creature and ergo the same happened with me I got full charged up like my camera battery. These picture tells a lot about ‘life in Bikaner’.

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The memory attached with this picture makes me fall in love with Rajasthan again and again.

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Those imagined glances of Bikaner start appearing in front of my rapacious eyes.

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Those colorful markets, heritage buildings, desert, freedom, camels aint these words add more excitement? Well for me it’s enough to make me a bouncing ball with the eye of lens.

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Barog – an escape from the chaos

The first whiff of chilled air and that fine portrait of nature on the cornea are still fresh in my memoir. The weekend bike ride to the Scotland of India started from the Chandigarh, which is 70km from there.

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The actual feel of being in Himachal Pradesh started very before reaching the Barog, when I first saw the wary Mountains as they were hidden beneath the thin layer of white clouds.  The excitement to be on the lap of those brown behemoths where everything is etch and refined through the sieve of nature , were hitting the high bar again and again .

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The continuous gust of frosty air, taken my elation to the cloud nine and those Goosebumps while riding bike was making me more curious to see Barog. The crinkled concrete arteries started hitting the gear box from Panchkula toll bridge. Those fine zigzag roads and gravel full edges making breaks to go on yank every time I took a sharp turn as it was more of like danger lying down with a  wide mouth open to engulf me as whole but believe me the view of dense pine forest will amaze you even at that time.

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After riding for 40minutes I entered a space where architecture was completely dense and noisy that being named as Parwanu. There at dhaba I had salt less Rajma and Rice. I kicked my enduro to pace away from the crowd to reach Barog. After riding for few more hours I reached my destination where on the way I spotted “Grave of Barog”.  Just after walking for 10minutes from there I had himachali dim sums cooked by an old himachali lady just for 40rs. One can unfold much of peace after entering deep in the narrow lane. I moved ahead for the same. Luckily I got a hotel which was surrounded by pine forest, a complete treat for eyes and mind. As it was only two days trip I had to force my travel greed to go on halt to reach back to the hectic world.

How to wear “Floral Print”?

Summers are here and you kind of puzzled like How to look swanky and hap? How to grab rotating balls in blazing fence?

Well, in summers we all love nature and its vivid effect as it does create a soothing environ in our encephalon. So here you got the answer of all, try some nature inspired prints, in vogue is “floral print”.

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You must have seen nowadays, Emma Watson and Selena Gomez in bright floral print tunics and gowns. Pairing up flowery print with basic matt look flats is something which adds tinge of soberness and naughtiness in same fashion bucket. Flower prints are designer’s favorite for instance “Geeta Lula”, “Satyapaul”  uses lot of it, especially you must have seen Sushmita Sen wearing floral prints in most of the page 3 parties. Good part of this print is that it’s not restricted till tunics, it can get printed on all like short pants, skirts, saris, bags, foot wears, bikinis and nonpareil part is that it can be worn up by anyone of any complexion of any height, at anytime on any occasion. 

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Wearing something skin loving that too dark, in summers is like wearing suffocating cloak. So, gear up your gaudiness with slackly floral print dresses to let people fall in love with your glam side.

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Wearing floral print heels ummm… is something which is unique, stylish, happy-go-crazy stuff ergo it will certainly attract the opposite virile. Try plane black crop top with plane light color jeggings or shorts with these floral heels with cat’s eye look and set yourself to gleam around your chums. Pairing up flower print is kind of novice prank, keep experimenting as it goanna give you different looks every time you change and yes prepare yourself to fall in love with yourself, soon.

MTB-Himalaya: Day 2

Day two of MTB Himalaya started at 5 am in the morning in Gadakuffar. Scattered sunlight of the rising sun was creating a continuous golden rim around the edges of thick clouds which was beautifying the camp area more. Bonfire was still showing its blaze which is being fired day before the 2nd day.

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Evening view of Gadakuffar

Riders were coddling their bikes, volunteers were enjoying every quaff of hot tea in frigid atmosphere and villagers had started snooping around. Between all no one was aware of the 2nd day’s challenges.

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Rider – Nans Johar, busy with his beauty 

Then around 10 am, Mr.Mohit Sood, (President of MTB- Himalaya) briefed riders about routes as twists always do exist in straight trail to make it more interesting and milestone is something which guides all the time. Mr. Sood also worked similarly like a milestone he guided all but announced a twist too that the race will get divided into two parts i.e. 80 km and 35 km,which in actual whorled the brain of all riders and showed green flag to all riders to commence race at 10:30 am.

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Mr.Mohit Sood (president of Mountain biking Himachal)  briefing riders 

It was just a start phase; more had planned for the riders. When downhill section begun from “Matyana” riders were kind of happy but then again hurdles started appearing as awry ways was full of potholes and slippery mud. It was day-2 means more hindrances construe after slippery phase, next phase was ‘bike and hike’which made all riders to get tired like a slaves in hell.

After extreme workout on bumpy hills, the more were set to make all including good riders to perspire to the best as it was uphill extended in 8km stretch. Uphill inure came to an end at Manan Village. Till here the competition between Eduardo and TB Pradhan was quiet tough,afterwards Pradhan overtook Eduardo with great pace and stamina. The performance of Laxmi Magar was again overwhelming in 2nd day as she was above all from women soloist for or around 45 minutes.

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Picture of Eduardo 

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TB Pradhan being interviewed by media team

Second uphill was of around 30km and it was a major heart break for the riders after 7km undulated downhill till Narkanda – highest point for the second day challenge. Narkanda was the final destination point to reach and achieve for the riders.Camps were set 2km in within the beautiful sphere of nature which was surrounded by the blanket of foggy mist. Its feels awesome to write and share live experiences with all especially if you got the chance to live inside the periphery of nature’s wilderness.

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To start the voyage over challenges Full Ocean, the third day knocked soon.