Category Asia

The Rickshaw Run – episode 2 – Crossing India in a tuk-tuk

The river was a few meters away and they would fall in it unless they managed to get back on the road. Alex jumped on the rocks and Pierre on the road. Raphaël was alone in the rickshaw when…

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The Rickshaw Run episode 1

Basically my friends and I will drive 3 500 Kilometers from Shillong, a town near the Himalayas to Cochin, in the very south of India…

A guide to trail running in Vietnam (Mt Fansipan on your own)

probably the best thing to do in Vietnam if you are a trail runner or a mountain lover. To climb Mount Fansipan, the highest summit..

Nilgiris 100 kms and the IT Band issues

I could see the tree plantations going up the hill in an organized chaos so descriptive of India. It smelt so good, like, if tea and spices were both perfect combinations. And then, at kilometer 50, the right knee just abandoned, leaving me bitter and sorrow.
– “So now what ?”

Thailand Ultramarathon 50Kms

Race organizer, Marcus, had led the comically understated briefing, highlights including:

“Watch your footsteps, you should not get bit by any snakes, but if you do, remember the shape and color of it, so we know which anti-venom to use. We wouldn’t want you to get the wrong one…”