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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 Largest States

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What are India’s largest states? We’ve told you India’s smallest states. Now it’s time to reveal the largest states of India. We don’t visit them all on the India’s Cup minimal assistance adventure challenge — we make our way from East Coast Chennai, down to India’s southern tip, and then up to Goa — […]

Tea Varieties of India

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You can’t visit India without trying the tea. The India’s Cup minimal assistance adventure rally isn’t just about the excitement of racing across Southern India. Speed is less important than hilarious anecdotes, and we always recommend fully immersing yourselves in the culture. And if you do that, you’ll need to […]

The Scotland of India

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Is Coorg, in Karnataka, really the Scotland of India? On the India’s Cup, as we drive through Karnataka, we pass pretty close by a place known as the “Scotland of India”. Its real name is Coorg, though it also goes by Kodagu. And we wondered: is the nickname accurate?   […]

Our Favourite Photos of Karnataka

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These photos of Karnataka show the state’s many treasures. Photo by Drouyn Cambridge   Karnataka may not be the most famous state we visit on the India’s Cup minimal assistance rally. However, it is home to a variety of sites historical, natural, and spiritual. Within its large expanse there is much […]

Mysore Palace: India’s Most Beautiful Building?

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Introducing the Mysore Palace, one of India’s grandest architectural marvels. Photo by Spiros Vathis While the India’s Cup features many special sights, both natural and man-made, few locations can compare with what participants see at the Mysore Palace. Though the itself is modern, rebuilt after fire, it fits perfectly among the many […]

The Ruins of Hampi

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Photo by Apadegal   Once the centre of the Vijayanagara Empire, the ruins of Hampi are captivating. The miles of remains deserve days of exploration, and are an essential stop during any trip to Southern India. The area is walkable, but in the summer sun it’s best to explore on bike […]

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 […]

Nagarhole National Park

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Photo by Yathin S Krishnappa   What can you expect to see at Karnataka’s Nagarhole National Park? It would be a waste to go to Southern India without seeing any animals, and there’s not many better places for that than Nagarhole National Park. Also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park, you can find […]