“We’re reinventing the wheel…”

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

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We meet our rickshaws

After a monster 12-hour bus ride we arrived in the very southeast corner of the Desh, as I affectionately like to call it. As we pulled into the parking lot of our first hotel, these 10 colourful chariots awaited us.

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Arrival @ Teknaf

The challengers and the rickshaws arrived in Teknaf early in the morning today, even with the hartal in progress, alhamdulillah.

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Arrival in Bangladesh

Following a fantastic last day in the UK in which Royal Parks colleagues held a bake sale which raised a wopping £215 towards my fundraising total. Arrived in Dhaka this morning and managed to snatch an hour or so sleep before heading to meet the other challengers.

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Ready. Set. Go (almost)…

Bismillah. We are all packed and ready, and waiting for our transport to board and start off for Teknaf. Everyone is super excited and eagerly waiting to get on the road. Controlling the excitement with some pre-departure snacks… I want to send out a special thanks to all my sponsors and those who have promised. […]

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Wild Rickshaw Challenge Press Conference

Twenty adventurers from all over the world will cycle over 400km on rickshaws across the beautiful landscape of Southern Bangladesh to champion the protection of the endangered Royal Bengal tiger and the largest mangrove forest in the world – the Sundarbans.

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T-minus 15 hours

It’s time. There’s less than 15 hours to go. I’m madly packing, organising, thinking of every single last little detail that needs to be taken care of.

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Departure Day

Departure day is finally here, and while Fred is messing around pretending to be working, I am having a casual breakfast getting the fear about stuff i have forgotten…it seems like its all there, but as always with me, I never know. If this is the first time you have read or heard about what […]

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