January 2013

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A night in the desert: A Jaisalmer camel tour

by Kim January 29, 2013

To kick-off his solo Indian adventures, Brian took a desert camel safari in the Thar Desert.

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Beauty in the breakdowns and the accidents

by Kim January 26, 2013

So, I crashed the rickshaw, but just barely.

It happened in Udaipur. We’d arrived in the early afternoon, hoping to find a guesthouse and settle down for sixteen whole hours after 4 days of driving on India’s maniacal roads.

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Beauty in the breakdowns: a place to rest our heads

by Kim January 23, 2013

The rickshaw was on her last leg as we bumped by a tiny village. Village, in fact, might be too strong of a word. Five shambled structures sat at the intersection of two dirt roads. A group of men stood in front of them. We stopped the rickshaw. We had to. The men stared but kept their distance. Who knows what they were thinking?

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Beauty in the breakdowns: driving 3,000 kilometers through India in a rickshaw

by Kim January 20, 2013

I have a bucket list. I’ve got 83 things on this list. Big things and I add to it often. I want to hike the Appalachian Trail. I want to buy a campervan and drive it across Australia. I want to do an ironman triathlon. I want to write a book.

Never once in the history of my bucket list have I ever considered adding: “Drive a three-wheeled rickshaw 3,500 kilometers down the sub-continent of India.”

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(A)live from India

by Kim January 15, 2013

Two weeks and over 3,000 kilometers later- I’ve survived the rickshaw run! Photos and info on what comes next.

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