The Royal Geographical Society's Overland Workshop takes place in Terrington, Yorkshire over the weekend of 29/30th May. It only costs £10 per vehicle to go (this covers the food) and there will be a whole weekend of talks relating to overlanding (schedule attached), loads of stalls, pimped up 4x4's, story telling round the camp fire in the evenings and available (&free) camping space. More info can be found here: http://www.overland-network.com/blog/
This is a non-profit event. Cheques please for the vehicle and sent to Sam Watson at Terrington Hall School, Terrington, York, YO60 6PR. Hope to see you there!
Teams that are signed up to the rally are meeting up for a special event on the afternoon of 20th Mar 2010 in central London. If you're interested in meeting the teams, or just finding out a bit more about the Mongolia Charity Rally or the Roof of the World Rally please get in touch to firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll try and squeeze you in. Places are very limited so you must get in touch if you'd like to attend. The event takes place in Cargo and runs from 2pm-4pm and informally thereafter.
The film of the Roof of the World Rally 2009 will air on 20th December at 11pm on Italia 1... An English version is sceduled to appear at a later date but if you are Italian be sure to watch! In the meantime you can view the trailer here.
The best rally around is opening for a limited number of places tomorrow Saturday 28th November at 12:00 Noon. Taking tea across continents on the adventure of a lifetime! Check out the website roofoftheworld.charityrallies.org now!
The 2010 edition of the best charity rally around is ready to launch! We have been working hard behind the scenes over the past few months to get everything ready for the next event - entries open for the 2010 Roof of the World Rally on Saturday 28th November at 12:00 noon GMT. 8000 miles of tea, pot holes, bandits, awful roads and generally more adventure than most people can contemplate! Oh and you can take any vehicle you want (as long as it is left hand drive) so stuff the Mongolian Rally! Sign up is only £200 for a limited time only, the rally is an exclusive event and has been expanding exponentially over the past two years - so get ready to grab your spot quickly! For all details see the website.
Are you in need of some real adventure next summer? The 2010 Roof of the World Rally promises 8,000 miles of car-wrecking deserts and mountains culminating in the truly awesome Pamir Highway, the most incredible piece of 'road' we have ever come across (and we have driven many roads in our time).The 2009 Rally saw teams spending night in rivers, days in no-man's-land, reversing through the desert and crossing 4,700-metre passes through the Pamirs in Tajikistan, home to the tea bush.In recognition, the 2009 ralliers took the great British cuppa back home, with the teams using tea to pay fines and bribes, entertain the locals and even in one case pay a hospital bill. read more »
In the next installment in the Charity Rallies line of adventures...launching to the fireworks and festivities of the fourth of July...the Roof of the World Rally 2009 has been born!
Your adventure, should you choose to accept it, will be to take a cup to tea to the world through several thousand miles of deserts, mountains, bandits and really, really awful roads between London, England and the Republic of Tajikistan (somewhere in deepest, darkest Central Asia).
The Roof of the World Rally sees entrants attempting to take just about any vehicle imaginable on an awesome adventure to a country that most Who Wants to be a Millionaire contestants wouldn't be able to place! read more »