It was a convergence of friends old and new; paragliding pilots, surfers, entrepreneurs, adventurers and thousands of fireflies came together to celebrate Nirvana Adventure’s 20th Anniversary paragliding season end. Local drums got us all into a dancing frenzy, while the myriad fireflies lit up the trees around.
Archana’s post flight enthusiasm was contagious and made us all smile. “Awesome, awesome, awesome” is what she exclaimed as soon as she landed and thanked Anand for encouraging her to give it a try.
It’s been a tradition since 2005, as summer comes to an end and the monsoon season looms the Nirvana Adventures Paragliding community get’s together to unfurl our wings for the last flight of the season, give thanks.
Back at the takeoff – The winds were strong as is expected for this time of the year – Lots was going on – accuracy competitions, site cleanup, ground handling displays, aerial seed ball bombing, tandem paragliding rides.
In summer students, and pilots spend their time enjoying cool spaces in the native place guesthouse and making most of the summer fruit and other action in the garden
Nirvana Adventures is proud to announce that our very own Sunith Rao completed a hundred hours of flying on Wednesday the 1st of April 2015. Sunith started ground handling at the age of 10 and did his first solo at the age of 14. He now has more than 200 solos and 100+ hours of airtime. Only last week he left the ridge on his own to fly back home from the Shelar site – a short but by no means simple 4 km XC surprising the staff at Native Place as he walked into the house with a triumphant grin.