They say getting to the start line is half the battle. For some of the teams it was more than that. 2 lost passports, 1 lost driving licence and a few lost souls, and this is even before the launch..
The 2013 Mototaxi Junket has burst forth from the Andean hilltop town of Urubamba like a cartoon volcano; an eruption of colour, noise, smoke and no small amount of foul language.
The nice chaps at JVC gave us a bunch of Adixxion action cameras to give to a bunch of Rally teams to shoot their escapades
This is a Mongol Rally Tale of Adventure from team The Drama of Llama; who tell how losing your car in Russia is no excuse to not properly finish the Mongol Rally.
We like to give teams awards at the Adventurists and today we launch a brand new one; the 'Finishing-Far-Too-Soon' award which goes to the September 2013 Rickshaw Run team "Pervs"
Don't watch the relentless generic gibberish pumped out by every TV station on the planet. Watch this instead
Mobs, Bandits and endless breakdowns are just a few things this year's teams have faces in the September Rickshaw run, check out what else they've been up to here
Chief of our official charity Cool Earth Matthew has got his felt tip pens out to express his gratitude to the riders and supporters of the Mongol Derby for the great work that their fund-raising has done.
A message to the 2013 Ralliers on behalf of the official charity Cool Earth. It was great to meet you all, keep up the great fund-raising work.