What does one have to do to earn ones stripes when undertaking the Rickshaw Run; what psychological battles will one take on (and win) to come out the other side a champion? Pubali Bardhan gives her insight
Will the memories of their recent adventure stay with them for a lifetime? Yes. Have their bodies recovered from two weeks of brutal pummelling? Maybe. Are their heads still hazy from the finish line party? Definitely.
Whilst we await teams' initial updates from their first day on the Run, here’s a brief rundown of the launch, from their arrival to the moment they finally got their arses out of Jaisalmer.
Q&A sessions on the Rickshaw Run often end up as more of a piss-up than a proper meeting. This time, though, the January Rickshaw Run faced none of these issues...all due to that most magnificent tool of all adventure - the Powerpoint Presentation.
There's only a handful of things you can count on when it comes to doing the Rickshaw Run: that your mighty steed will eventually stumble, that you’ll get lost more times than you can count, and that you never know who else you'll be sharing the adventure with.
Indian village Poreddy Pally now has clean water thanks to Rickshaw Run teams & Frank Water Projects
Mr. Matt reports from the inauguration of a new Frank Water Project filtration plant and shows his gooey side
An on-the-ground update from Mr. Matt - Chief of India Branch about splendid sport, parties, pimping and the launch.
With the end of the January Rickshaw Run 2012 comes another splendidly absurd on-the-ground update from Mr. Matt
Unheard of antics in Cochin - the Rickshaw Run team wins the cricket match for the first time ever.
Organised chaos is the best way to describe the roads in India, and it sort of works... sort of. Here we present a highway code to amuse and possibly aid you en route.
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