THE ROUTE TO PEACE
Travel+Leisure India|March 2021
In a bid to relive his motorbiking days, SAMIR BHATNAGAR saddles up and sets off from Sikkim to Bhutan. On the trip, he discovers a kingdom brimming with quiet joys, untouched natural beauty, and cultural riches.
SAMIR BHATNAGAR

IF YOU ARE A 90S KID FROM DELHI, there’s a good chance that you’ve had a romantic relationship with a Royal Enfield motorcycle at some point—or at least an infatuation. On one of my annual visits to India, I got together with some of my old cronies, and armed with steely resolve and a carefully orchestrated plan, we embarked on an epic bike ride from Sikkim to Bhutan. We rented Royal Enfield Himalayan motorcycles from

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