The Rickshaw Run, as it is officially known, starts in Kochi, India, and ends roughly 2,500 kilometers away in Jaisalmer. Not only a catalyst for adventure, the race supports an organization called Cool Earth which helps restore rainforest.
Each day spent driving we started not knowing where we would end up, what we would see or who’d meet. Crossing a tiger reserve we encountered this elephant and his master, just one amazing site among many.
An UNESCO World Heritage site, and Vijayanagara Empire capital in the 14th century, Hampi is a must see. Its deep history and unique landscapes make it unforgettable.
After many railway workers were unable to answer our questions, the head of the Mumbai Station assured us we could get it on (even though in his 30 years of working with the train system he’d never seen a rickshaw on a passenger train).