Devamitra, a ten-year-old girl went on a one-day tour exploring Kottayam, that too on a bicycle. She pedalled for 158 km for more than 15 hours.
Devamitra, a sixth standard student at Kottayam Lourdes Public School and Junior College went on the journey to explore Kottayam which turned 70 on July 1 this year. She has the experience of travelling around 100 km twice on bicycle.
The journey started at around 4 am on Wednesday. She took the route KK Road Manarcaud, Pambadi, Ponkunnam, Kanjirappalli, Mundakkayam, Kuttikkanam, Elappara, Wagamon, Erattupetta, Pala and Kidangoor and returned home by around 8 pm.
Her father Pramod Madappallithara and skating teacher C P Prasannan accompanied her on the journey. Devamitra went for tour on St Thomas Day as it was a holiday for schools.