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Kaustubh Khade

Dangerous waves of Diu

Coming into land, the waves crash two metres high, enough to topple down me and do my kayak some real damage.

13 Jun 2019 1:19 AM

Nomad tales: Baba of Bankot

The sun is never kind in a Maharashtrian summer, but on the water, the sea around me amplifies it.

03 May 2019 1:44 AM

Nomad tales: Standing still

he language barrier melts as I explain the speed of my kayak to a fisherman in his colourful boat.

25 Jan 2019 12:18 AM

The graveyard

As the sun rises on this gloomy town, the men get to work.

13 Dec 2018 12:25 AM

On stranger tides

It’s November 17 and by 8 am, I am on the banks with my kayak and the cycle that my girlfriend, Shanjali, will use to travel the same distance.

25 Oct 2018 6:18 AM


Backwaters beckon

(Kaustubh Khade is an IITian, Asian Silver Medallist in kayaking and a Limca Book Record holder.

26 Jul 2018 3:55 AM

Cruising next to copters

In 2014, before my first solo kayaking expedition from Bombay to Goa, I would take the kayak out to sea at Marine Drive, Mumbai.

18 Jun 2018 12:27 AM

The Companion

A suicidal red bus-driver zips past at break neck speed and she sips some more of her water.

05 May 2018 1:01 AM

When the waters breach

Okha Madhi is a calm-looking beach.

28 Mar 2018 12:09 AM

Nomad tales: Time and tide wait for none

It isn’t easy ducking and rounding a myriad of ships, the afternoon sun coming down hard.

12 Feb 2018 1:08 AM


Uphill battles at stormy sea

The headwind kicks up waves that raise the bow of my 18-foot kayak while dipping the stern.

01 Jan 2018 12:14 AM

The cowboys out at sea

When you’re kayaking 3,000 km of India’s coastline alone, you take whatever conversation you get.

20 Nov 2017 12:10 AM