British Indian Viraj Mungale Drives Over 18,000 Km, Across 16 Countries To Meet His Mother In India

British Indian Viraj Mungale Drives Over 18,000 Km, Throughout 16 Nations To Meet His Mom In India

A British-Indian man, Viraj Mungale, drove over 18,000 kilometres, throughout 16 international locations from London to Thane, Maharashtra to satisfy his mom.

Around The World In 60 Days: British Indian Viraj Mungale Drives Over 18,000 Km, Across 16 Countries To Meet His Mother In India
Viraj Mungale, a British nationwide, lastly reached Thane on June 17. (Picture: X)

Viraj Mungale, an Indian-origin British nationwide, battled excessive climate, mountainous roads, and unimaginable fatigue, as he made an unprecedented transcontinental street journey in his trusted SUV from London, UK to satisfy his mom in Thane, India.

Mungale’s two-months lengthy extraordinary journey took him throughout 16 international locations as he drove over 18,000 kilometres from London to Thane, going through challenges like excessive climate situations, together with snow and chilly, throughout his arduous journey.

Pushed by the will to satisfy his mom and present his love for her in probably the most distinctive of how, Mungale mentioned he lined a distance of 18,300 km which took him by the UK (UK), France, Germany, Belgium, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Russia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Tibet, Nepal, and eventually India.

Throughout the outstanding journey, Mungale’s Nepalese pal Roshan Shresta accompanied him as much as Kathmandu, Nepal.

“I drove roughly 400-600 km per day, often pushing as much as 1,000 km, at all times prioritising security by avoiding night time driving,” Viraj, who reached Thane on June 17, advised reporters over the weekend.

Giving a glimpse of all of the challenges he confronted throughout his unbelievable street journey, Viraj Mungale mentioned overcame, altitude illness at 5,200 metres, excessive climate situations together with snow and chilly, and  traversed hazardous mountain roads as he drove throughout as many as 16 nations throughout his 59-day lengthy journey.

Mungale advised newsmen that he took a two-month go away from his job and meticulously organized permissions and authorized clearances from every nation he traversed.

The British nationwide lastly reached his meant vacation spot in Thane, Maharashtra on June 17, and revealed he would return to the UK by flight and ship his SUV.

Mungale mentioned the inspiration for this wonderful journey stemmed from his fascination with the historic Silk Route and the tales of different individuals who had undertaken related journeys.

(With PTI inputs)

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