The Rickshaw Run (Part 4) – Reaching the finish line

The Rickshaw Run (Part 4) – Reaching the finish line

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We started north on our final leg to Shillong, in the north-east of India. There’s pretty much one road into Assam through a very narrow channel in the north-east and off that there leads a road up to Darjeeling. How tempted we were to take the Rickshaw up to the foothills of the Himalayas, but we would have only got to spend one night there, so we drove past looking wistfully over our shoulders as other teams with more time than us took the rickety road north. Still, it didn’t matter as we were greeted, for the first time since arriving in India, with sweet-smelling air.

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