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Please follow the adventures through the medium of words! We do make an attempt to keep these up to date but you may have to wait a few days between updates due to complete lack of any civilisation in certain parts of the world.
The final instalment by Na - 21/04/2012

Falakata: One thing Paddy did miss out of his blog was the way in which the fur ballers were informed of Na’s collapse; a young lad with very good English poked his head around the corner and announ...

Purnia - Falakata - 18/04/2012
Wednesday morning and all was not well. Gareth and Craig were looking like absolute baggage, Cate was in a bad state and Na was in a flat spin heading out to sea. Our bravery with local foods for lunc...
Patna - Purnia - 17/04/2012
Leo and Nelly pushed on ahead with an early start but the other three, sat in relative luxury, were determined to enjoy a hearty breakfast in pleasant surroundings in the knowledge that they had time ...
Varanasi to Patna - 16/04/2012
The morning started…no wait...the morning didn’t start, and neither did half of the wagons – disappointing given their recent service. Eventually wheels began to roll at around midday and we made prog...
Varanasi - 15/04/2012
The two lions reaped the rewards of the big push of the previous night with a well-deserved lie-in their hotel on the Ganges. Breakfast on the roof terrace was followed by a meeting with a local tour ...
Day 5 & 6 by Dickie & Paddy - 14/04/2012
Hyderabad: 

Early start with a hearty breakfast followed by lots of photos with the hotel staff and Rickshaws outside the front. Smally pulled a blinder by feigning sickness to then ask if she could ...

Day 3 & 4 by Paddy... - 12/04/2012

Welcome back dedicated furball followers. After the outstanding commentary provided by the good ship Alesbury over the last couple of days the blog torch has now been passed on (we like to keep things...

The Launch and first three days... - 11/04/2012
Cochin: rally admin done, we pick our steeds, not hard as there are only 7 left.... We are sure they are not the shit ones and were just overlooked. The lions are already here and have done a sterling...
Advance party up North continued... - 06/04/2012
Day 4: We wake to fantastic views of the lake and an odd smell.... Tony allegedly woke in the night feeling 'damp', it wasn't a number 1.... Charlie was feeling ill and had the 'burps'. Despite this m...
And so it begins… - 05/04/2012
Whilst the Alesburys blog their side of the beginning of all things Indian there is another group following a slightly different path to the start line. It is with great pleasure that I introduce to y...
The Advance Party - 02/04/2012

Day 1 Delhi. The advance fur-ball party and Na arrive to find Charlie and Tony  rifling through the Alesbury's smalls after helpfully finding their luggage on the carousel from London. After securing ...

Final Preparations - 29/03/2012

With but days to go until the Furballers make the long journey to India, there's been a plethora of activity from all the team. Charlie rang Dickie; Dickie hung up, Katy Pants put a message on Facera...

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Posted : 21/04/2012

Falakata: One thing Paddy did miss out of his blog was the way in which the fur ballers were informed of Na’s collapse; a young lad with very good English poked his head around the corner and announced ‘Sir, I think your friend is in an extreme situation!’ This was pure comedy on looking back, alt...

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