Jay Kannaiyan and sanDRina - Jammin thru India

LIVE! Chat with global biker Jay - Monday, May 13, 2013 - 2:30 PM

Jay is in Mumbai on May 13 to enjoy some much-deserved downtime and chat with you about his journey. Ask or tweet your questions and Jay will be happy to answer them and share his experiences with you.

It's been an exciting ten days on Jammin thru India, as Yahoo! India Travel keeps track of global biker Jay Kannaiyan's exciting 8,000-km motorcycle ride from Chennai to Delhi via Kanyakumari and Kashmir. Jay, who has travelled with sanDrina, his Suzuki DR650, across 32 countries on four continents, is currently on the move along the western coast of India, discovering his motherland. Jay will drop anchor in Mumbai on for the weekend as he makes short work of what is usually a long, lazy ride from Goa.

And now is a perfect time for a chat. Ask or tweet your questions with the hashtag #jamminindia. Jay will answer your questions and interact with Yahoo! readers on Monday, May 13 at 2:30 PM. Sign up now to be reminded and join the live chat.

For exclusive photos and videos on Jay's journey so far, visit our special section Jammin thru India

Celebrating with biker friends over champagne at Khan Market.
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Yahoo Lifestyle | Photo by Jay Kannaiyan
Thu 13 Jun, 2013 9:30 PM IST

 

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The Man. The Machine. The Story

There are love stories and love stories, but none tugs more at the heart than a tale of infinite departure. In March 2010, Jay Kannaiyan and sanDRina, his beloved Suzuki DR650, left on a great journey back home to India. Jay quit his secure corporate job, sold his Chicago townhouse and every household possession, and left with sanDRina on a journey that saw them through 94,933 km, 32 countries, and 1,150 days on the road through the Global South -- from the USA through Latin America and Africa, heading towards India. At the core of this seemingly mindless pursuit was Jay’s desire to raise awareness about sustainability and a unique sentiment best described by an archaic Greek term, eudaimonia – the search for things that are true, good and beautiful. 

Homecoming isn’t complete unless you experience the country you call home in all her varied terrain and temperaments. And so Jay and sanDRina will embark on a journey of discovery through India. 

Yahoo India Travel follows Jay and sanDRina on their exhilarating discovery of India with daily updates from the road in words, pictures and video. If you have questions to ask, or words of encouragement for Jay and sanDRina, follow Jammin India on Twitter (hashtag #jamminindia). Also visit JamminGlobal.com for comprehensive accounts of his journey so far as well as snippets and trivia.