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Trip: India - The Rickshaw Run

There are [28] stories from my trip: India - The Rickshaw Run

More terrifying than the Blair Witch Project

INDIA | Sunday, 8 Sep 2013 | Views [404] | Comments [1]

    Shillong to Goalpara      To the amusement of about fifty thousand Indians we were off like a rocket at about noon on Sunday.  Well, a North Korean rocket. We wound our way through the streets ... Read more >

Get me away from these people!

INDIA | Sunday, 8 Sep 2013 | Views [342]

  Can you say: obnoxious ? No, I don't mean anyone Indian of course. I mean the who-can-piss-the-furthest-and-make-the-most-noise other people doing the run. Soooo ready to be out of here (Shillong) and get started. We are being escorted ... Read more >

Rickshaw alive and well

INDIA | Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | Views [339]

Well, our rickshaw is alive and well! Managing blog posts and photos at the same time appears to be outside of my technical expertise, so imagine a little black rickshaw covered in the number pi. They did an excellent job, even using Times New Roman ... Read more >

Guwahati to Shillong

INDIA | Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | Views [321]

  Yay! Finally found a wifi cafe.  Unfortunately there's no wifi, so typing this offline.   My wish for drama was quickly fulfilled getting off the plane at Guahati.  First, let me describe where the heck we are.  We ... Read more >

Beep beep

INDIA | Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | Views [328]

India itself is much as expected so far - not dissimilar to Sierra Leone only not as chaotic, not as noisy, and wealthier. We'd been warned about the traffic but it has a fluidity to it. The honking is incessant but not obnoxious. People honk to be ... Read more >

Frightfully normal

INDIA | Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | Views [324]

India Day 1.  Sitting in Delhi domestic after leaving SFO nearly 30 hours ago.  Ha, we laugh in the face of jetlag with only another ten hours to go until our final destination (for today).  First observations:   Rick seems ... Read more >

Photos: India

INDIA | Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | Photo Gallery

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India road trip: Motorcycle Misery

USA | Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | Views [482]

Motorcycle Misery (otherwise known as "why the f*** do I need a motorcycle license to drive in India?") Context: Needing a motorcycle license to legally (ha) drive 2,500 miles across India. Unaided.   Firstly, for all you rocket scientists ... Read more >

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