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Morocco part one: to Imlil and beyond

My last few weeks have been hectic to say the least. After buying my own flat, I’ve been working hard painting, building furniture and unpacking with a fantastic army of helpers (love you guys). And then last Sunday I ran my first half marathon which was incredible. So when people asked me whether my week… Continue reading Morocco part one: to Imlil and beyond

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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