In just ten days (including a day off in Panaji, Goa), teams Curious George and the Brogrammers blazed a glorious trail of sweat, oil and tears from Jaislamer to Cochin, pulling into the old Portuguese fort city at precisly 7pm on Thursday night.
So you've got a shiny DSLR camera for your adventure? Now's the time to find out how to use it without looking like a German tourist. Top tips from Mr Joolz & a Mongol Rally veteran photographer
The January Rickshaw Runners have greeted 2013 with a ramshackled jaunt across India, the usual breakdowns, diarrhea and wrong turns joined by an engagement and even some good roads.
You’ve seen the pimp jobs on the January Rickshaw Run, but what about the impressive outfits spotted on the starting line? If you’re going to cover 3,500kms across India in a rickshaw, it seems fitting to start your adventure in style.
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.
This Run’s pimp jobs are some of the best we’ve seen yet – ensuring that when teams inevitably crash and burn on the Indian highway, at least they’ll do so in style. Here are eight of the top pimp jobs from the January Rickshaw Run, in no particular order.
Before we bring you updates from the road next week, here’s a look at the five steps to a cracking first day of test driving on the Rickshaw Run – from getting to grips with the driving to discussing the task ahead with fellow Runners over a few cups of tea
Is it possible to stage a reindeer race in northern Mongolia? The Institute of Adventure Research assembled a crack team of test pilots / idiots to go and find out...
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