Instagram Roundup (Part 1) – India

Rickshaws in a row

Ready to roll! (Rickshaw Challenge Classic Run 2015)

I arrived in India for the first time on December 28, and immediately sucked into the whirlwind of insanity that is the Rickshaw Challenge. The 10 days that followed were some of the most exhilarating – and exhausting – of my life.

My first breakfast in India

My first breakfast in India

Pondicherry

Good morning, Pondicherry!

Brihadishwara Temple

Making friends at Brihadishwara Temple

Madurai temple

New year, new temple! (Madurai)

Banana leaf meal

Who needs plates when you have banana leaves?

salt flats

This is where salt comes from (Tuticorin). Who knew?

pongal cooking

Learning to cook pongal… on an open flame… in a highly flammable sari… Terrifying!

The road to Kanyakumari

The road to Kanyakumari… the most breathtaking view of the Rickshaw Challenge

Kanyakumari sunrise

Worshipping the sun at Kanyakumari, the southernmost tip of mainland India

Colorful India

View from my last day in a rickshaw (no filter on this one!)

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