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Rickshaw Run Himalayas – part 2: the adventure continues

Day 4: From Batal Today is going to be the toughest day on the road. We’ve been warned that we’ll need to dodge boulders and push the rickshaws through streams, sand or mud. The earlier start the better as the water is worse through the day as the sun melts the snow. So after a… Continue reading Rickshaw Run Himalayas – part 2: the adventure continues

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The adventure begins: Rickshaw Run Himalayas – part 1

Day 1: From Shimla With alarms set for 5:30, we were breakfasted and the rickshaws were packed up for a 7am start. Of course, we didn’t actually set off until 7:30. Big Al and Fifi drove to get petrol the day before but Wee Lee and I hadn’t actually driven the vehicles yet (shows how… Continue reading The adventure begins: Rickshaw Run Himalayas – part 1

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Scottie Hotties take on the Rickshaw Run: part 2

Unless you’re reading this blog for the first time, you probably know that in January 2016 I joined forces with Wee Lee and Fifi in the trip of a lifetime. We travelled 3500km across India from Kerala to Rajastan in a glorified lawnmower (a tuk tuk or autorickshaw as the locals say). The trip was… Continue reading Scottie Hotties take on the Rickshaw Run: part 2