Mongolia Charity Rally (Behind the Scenes)

47°55’14” N / 106°55’17” E

A behind the scenes look at our adventure from London to Ulanbaatar for the Mongolia Charity Rally and don’t forget to check out our video.

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Our passports were probably one of the most valuable things to us on this trip. Crossing through 23 countries is no easy endeavour.
I’m proud to say I filled the entire thing before I got back to Canada.

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What do you do the day after you break your foot while skateboarding in Bosnia? Go white water rafting of course!

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Breakdowns were more common then we would have liked. But it’s not really an adventure until something goes wrong.

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Having landed in Turkmenistan after a three day boat ride across the Caspian Sea and dealt with a bureaucratic nightmare until 4am, we ended up pulling over and sleeping on a tarp beside the road with a few other rally teams.

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Turkmenistan was a rough country and having met up and convoyed with four other rally teams was a blessing.

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A few local Mongolians came to check out what the heck three white guys are doing in a small van in the middle of nowhere.

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Cooking meals was not always ideal and I can say I lost a far amount of weight by the time we reached the finish line.

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A teenage Mongolian boy stops by our evening camp on horseback.

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Tyler and I decided to hike out into the Mongolian desert and say hello to these guys.

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Desperate times lead to desperate measures… and this was one of them.

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Reaching the finish line in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia was such a feeling of accomplishment, having driven 18,000+ km, across through 23 countries, all in two months.

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While in Ulaanbaatar, we stopped by one of GoHelps charity projects where they had built a public library for the kids.

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