About Mikey Leung

Mikey Leung is the author of Bangladesh: The Bradt Travel Guide and a passionate supporter of the WildTeam! He's also the founder of a social enterprise called Crowdsourced Travel, whose primary project, Positive Light is to promote the beauty of Bangladesh through photography.

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Act Now to Save Tigers

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.

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Departing Dhaka

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 […]

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Official challenge video!

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?

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Denmark Loves WildTeam!

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.

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In by a hair

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 […]

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A hot hot day on the rickshaw..

A quick shot from a ferry crossing we’re now making, just a few short clicks out of Pirojpur, tonight’s destination for the Wild Rickshaw Challenge team. Today has been a difficult day for me, as the kilometers are adding up, so does the tax on our bodies as we peddle 50 to 60 km on […]

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Crossing the Meghna

It’s day five and we’re kicking back for a rest day while we transport our rickshaws across the several-kilometres wide Meghna River, also known as the mouth of the Ganges. Four days of rickshaw riding has left our bodies bruised but our spirits glowing. We have done more than half the ride but the riders […]

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What’s a Bangladeshi rickshaw look like?

Let Adam Barlow, Director of WildTeam, show you around the finer nuances of a Bangladeshi rickshaw in this video.

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How to fix your rickshaw.. on the road

Day one started with a lot of enthusiasm and energy, but it wasn’t long before the challengers ran in to some strife.

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“We’re reinventing the wheel…”

Before we depart, there was some (ahem) technical difficulties to resolve last night…

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