Ever wondered what it looks like to see a rickshaw driving across the Himalayas? Of course you have. Prepare your eyeballs, this shit is saucy.
Two months, 22 countries, 13,000ish miles, $1000 to charity, a $400 car. Heat stroke in the Uzbek desert, death threats in Chechnya, woken up by armed soldiers in Afghanistan, nearly robbed in Macedonia, in a car accident with a crazy old lady in Croatia, and bribed a Tajik border guard with a hat. Busy.
The Monkey Run Peru is more finished than a disgraced politician with one hand in the coffers and the other in his secretary's pants. Here were the best bits.
“Oh, boy! bloody done it! 18000km, 55 Days, 32 Sea/Rivers/Lakes, 23 Countries, 11 Time zones, 9 Break downs, 8kg weight loss, 5 Mountain Ranges, 3 Deserts, 2 Police station visits, 1 Hospital visit, 1 Army detention, sleepless nights, foodless days and countless highs & lows.”
The Rickshaw Run took to the Himalayas last week - here's how our brave pioneers are getting on
"I'm in love with the bad roads! I had to come back with a more challenging route and a crappier car. It was too easy last time." - Tove Jensen
Week 6 on the Mongol Rally. Some are stopping to sniff the daffodils, others are trying their best not to become plant food.
"I wouldn't say it was easy. I wouldn't say it was fun. But it was definitely worth doing." The Mongol Derby 2017 is over. Here are the highlights in all their glory.
"Driving at night with only one headlight in the rain is the single most terrifying experience I've experienced" Welcome to the Rickshaw Run.
It's week 5 on the Mongol Rally. Further chaos unleashed across the world.
Another Rickshaw Run is spluttering its way across India. Here's how all the launch shenanigans of the August 2017 edition went off.
The fourth week of the Mongol Rally 2017 and we have our first finishers in. Catch up with all the going on in Rally world here.
"My mother in law accused me of having a midlife crisis when I said I wanted to do this. What utter bollocks. I've wanted to do the Rally for 10 years."
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It takes a certain someone to tackle the world's toughest horse race. These select few may just have what it takes to claim glory. Of course, they might also not. Only time shall tell.
Meet the riders tackling the World's Toughest Horse Race this year
Week 3 and the casualty count rises. Though don't worry, some good stuff happens too.
Our open letter to the poor sods who have such little charisma that they feel the need to buy a massive 4x4 and pretend to be on the Mongol Rally.
For most teams the safe embrace of Europe is gone to be replaced by the wilder less predictable roads of Asia. Not everyone finds the transition easy.