The first ever London to Istanbul unsupported bike race is underway...
Riders attend briefing before heading out to camp.
One of the most popular developments on the Mongol Rally in recent years has been the Romanian beach party. This year Ralliers were treated to a custom made bar and private beach courtesy of Casa Lupo and Oha Beach
This is Team Nafanchez. They hold the record for being the quickest team to complete the Mongol Rally; what makes them special though is they are also the slowest team to complete the Mongol Rally
The horse selection process for the Derby.
Medics’ pre-departure blog for the Mighty Mongol Derby 2013
The Mongol Rally is 10, jelly and ice-cream didn't seem appropriate so we dusted down our DJs and roped in some proper classy entertainment for the proper classy castle that is Bodiam
There is a reason why Mongol Rally veterans make a thousand mile pilgrimage every year to a semi ruined castle in western Czech Republic. The reason is Czechout. Probably the wildest party we could throw without getting arrested or sued.
The European teams finally get their moment of glory as they are jettisoned into the unknown like a kitchen sink discarded from the over-packed car of a recently enlightened rallier.