Young couple from Munnar travels to 14 states in 43 days
Munnar: In 43 days, this ‘made for each other’ couple, travelled around 14 states covering 11,000 km, alternately driving their own vehicle. Mathews Benny (28) and his wife Sona (26) from Munnar went on a unique trip getting to know their land its heritage in deep.
On July 25, they flagged off their journey from Munnar. They stopped at high-rated petrol bunks in the evenings and slept inside their vehicle. They also had food inside the vehicle. On Independence day, they attended the official celebrations at Kargil and even travelled to Turtuk, the India-Pakistan border village.
The couple also reached Khardung La, the highest point in the world (17,982 feet above sea level). The purpose of the trip was to get acquainted with the lifestyles, conditions and farming practices existing in different states of the country.
The duo said they received very warm welcome everywhere they visited and were planning another trip to the other states. Mathews is the owner of Cochin Hardware company in Munnar.