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The India’s Cup 2018: Training Day

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Day 1 of the India’s Cup driving challenge 2018. April 2018 saw the first edition of the India’s Cup in its new, improved, format. Better vehicles, a better route, and, of course, brand new teams. The event was a great challenge, but provided participants with many fantastic moments and incredible moments. We’re going […]

The States We Visit on the India’s Cup

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Do you know all the states we visit on the India’s Cup? There are lots of reasons to love the India’s Cup adventure rally, from the freedom of the open road to the spirit of camaraderie you’ll share with other teams. We also love discovering South India, and the differences within. The […]

The Curries of Southern India

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Each state we visit has its own specialities. Photo by Seena.ge The India’s Cup minimal assistance rally specialises in the adventure and excitement of the open road. It’s also about embracing authentic Indian culture, part of which means getting to know local food. For many travellers experiencing Indian cuisine will […]

India’s Smallest States

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What are the smallest states in India? On the India’s Cup minimal assistance adventure rally, we travel from Chennai, in Tamil Nadu, all the way to the very south of India, and then north to Panjim, capital of Goa. On our route we pass two of India’s smallest states: Goa, […]

Kerala or Goa: Which State is Your Favourite?

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People often ask us, if we had to pick a favourite state, Goa or Kerala, which would be. Now we answer!   We’re lucky: on the the India’s Cup we visit both Goa and Kerala. Both have unique charms, but some people demand answer: if we had to pick a favourite, what […]

What Makes Goa So Special?

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Goa, the final destination for the India’s Cup, really is special.   After 11 days and almost 1500 miles, participants on the India’s Cup reach the minimal assistance rally’s final destination: Panaji, capital of the union territory of Goa. For decades, Goa has been a popular tourist destination, for many the […]

The Oldest British Building in India

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Photo by Plane Mad   The oldest British building in India is St Mary’s Church, found in Chennai’s Fort St George. While India has many glorious temples and shrines going back millennia, the British also left their mark on the country. In Chennai’s Fort St George, the central area of what […]

Places to visit in India: Top 10 sites in South India on the India’s Cup

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The India’s Cup has been over for over 10 days, which has given us a chance to reminisce about all the wonderful places to visit in India on the way. Our inaugural adventure car rally took us on quite a journey around South India, where we may have broken down […]

The Final Sprint: Driving South India to the Finish Line

"If you can drive an Ambassador in India, you can drive anything anywhere in the world." M. Gandhi

So close yet still quite far to go, the last couple of days of the inaugural India’s Cup posed plenty of challenges for our teams, involving visits to ancient temples, driving to mainland India’s southernmost point and tackling Chennai’s nightmare traffic. But not everyone made it back to Chennai to […]

Going Goa Gone: India’s Cup Rests Up in Goa Before Heading South Again

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From swaying palms and sandy beaches to Panaji’s winding colourful streets, our rest day in Goa saw the fellowship of India’s Cup part ways. The Sarriors went down to the sandy beaches of Agonda, while other teams opted for neighbouring Palolem for their beachside paradise before we continued with our […]