The official challenge video is complete! Please share far and wide — this is Bangladesh at its best! And all in the name of protecting our precious natural heritage. What more could you ask for?
Now that it is over, I’ve been searching for words to describe the challenge. It hasn’t been easy to sum up. It was an incredible experience on so many levels – personally, physically and emotionally. The most unforgettable part was the inspirational people we met along the way – the staff members at WildTeam, the [...]
The Rickshaw Challenge is over, it’s fair to say that none of the 20 man crew were at all prepared for the difficulties it would present, and we’ll never fully understand how much work the dedicated organisers, staff and volunteers put in to a) set the whole thing up and b) deal with the endless [...]
Imagine a shopkeeper in rural Bangladesh in the coastal regions of Cox’s Bazar, having his morning cha at a stall on a mud brick road overlooking the paddy fields. Now imagine the look on his face, shocked and confused, as he sees a line of 10 brightly painted rickshaws being pulled and pushed by 20 [...]
Iqbal Hussain believes that cooperation and collaboration will be the forces we need to combat the loss of tigers and of nature in Sundarban, the world’s largest mangrove forest and home to the Royal Bengal Tiger.
What a trip! I’m at the Dhaka airport, officially signing off my blogging duties for the trip. This is it. As the author of the Bradt guide to Bangladesh, I’ve been coming back to this country for quite a long time — in fact I’ve hardly taken a vacation anywhere else for the last five [...]
Svend Olling is Denmark’s Ambassador to Bangladesh, but it turns out he’s also WildTeam’s ambassador to the world. Check out what he has to say about WildTeam’s fantastic work in Bangladesh.
The rickshaw challenge is complete!!!! But, no time for blogging about the finish line quite yet. Tonight it is 2:51am and we are on an overnight bus back to Dhaka. In another impressive feat, our support team has somehow managed to get us on to the last ferry of the evening, and only by a [...]