#FollowFriday: The Mongol Rally

#FollowFriday: The Mongol Rally

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Billed as a 10,000 mile adventure in a tiny car suitable for the weekly shop, the Mongol Rally is a slow drive from the UK or the Czech Republic to the Mongolian capital, Ulaanbaatar. There is no route: participants make their way any which way they can.

Organised by The Adventurists, teams are required to raise £1000 for charity, currently the Christina Noble Children’s Foundation. Since its inception the rally has raised over £1.5 million.

The Mongol Rally starts July 23 (UK) and July 25 (Czech Republic) and can be followed on Twitter via the hashtag #mongolrally or at @mongolrallylive, the official Mongol Rally feed from the Adventurists.

A selection of teams and participants

Sherry Ott – A corporate American runaway traveling the world; sharing my life, travel experiences, & benefits of career breaks!

Dave&Deb Travel Duo – Adventure Travel Couple. Passionate about photography, writing and each other! Blogging their way around the world. Will be tweeting under the hashtag #mongolSMS during the rally.

Tweed at Speed – Tweed at Speed are Oliver, Pete, Lee and Ben. We will be setting forth from Goodwood in Chichester on the 23rd of July for a 10000 mile journey to Ulaanbataar.

Cherylanne Byng – 2 girls…10,000 miles…. 19 countries…. 7 time zones…. 1 highly unsuitable car….. All for charity

Mongolian Madness – 10,000 miles from Ireland to Mongolia – €10,000 for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research & Christina Noble Foundation.

Crazy Italian Horses – Taking part in the Mongol Rally 2011. We are fundraising for CNCF and MSF.

Ralph French – Associate Scientist. Travel fanatic. Participant in MongolRally11. Member of 2cars4tools.

Team Canadian Bacon! – Team Canadian Bacon! is part of the Mongol Rally 2011, driving 16,000 km from London UK to Ulaanbaatar Mongolia this summer to raise money for CNCF.

MadYaks – Team from Kildare taking part in the Mongol Rally 2011 raising money for CNCF and Irish Guide Dogs Team members; Brian, Gary, John and Neil

Neal Parsons – I’m a digital creative from Edinburgh, driving to Mongolia in July for charity.

The Dirty Canadians – Follow us on the Mongol Rally 2011 – The world’s largest charity car rally sees over 450 teams drive 16,000km from England to Mongolia each summer.

BobsAway – Three Bobs, One Car, 10,000 Miles! We are driving halfway around the world in the 2011 Mongol Rally – follow for updates, stories, and pearls of new wisdom

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