Crossing India in a rickshaw for Sea Shepherd

Here we are, 2 friends on a mission, hungry for adventure! 

Reuben, Maartje and a Rickshaw VS 3500 km of Indian madness, fighting to make the world less boring and doing something good for our planet at the same time.

Here is a little introduction and some funny facts about your Rickshaw drivers and what we are up to:

Reuben Neathercote, 31 years young, from Australia. Likes to drive off-road with every vehicle he drives in, loves his garlic, feels comfy if he snores, a bit shy around strangers, zero mechanical knowledge, likes a good dress up, never says no to beer.

Maartje Trip, 34 years young, from The Netherlands. Can’t read maps, needs 1 square meter to get lost, night blind, can’t really eat spicy food, afraid of big vehicles, zero mechanical knowledge, good at making local friends, can’t resist a party.

Team: Off The Hook
What: Driving from South to North through India.
How: Like the locals, in a Rickshaw aka 3 wheels of disaster
Where: Somewhere in India, Route unknown
Why: For the sake of adventure and to raise money for charity (Sea Shepherd and Cool Earth)
Distance: About 3500km, more if we get lost, which I guarantee we do.
Within: 14 glorious days
When: 5th of April 2020 – 18th of April 2020
With: The Adventurist, who is only organising our Rickshaw and offers zero support along the way

You can follow us and our Indian adventure here: 

Facebook: Off The Hook Rickshaw Run
Instagram: offthehook_rickshaw_run  

We would be stoked to hear from you,
Love Reuben and Maartje




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Sea Shepherd is an international non-profit marine conservation movement using innovative tactics and direct action to defend, conserve and protect the world's oceans and marine wildlife. Founded by Paul Watson in 1977, today Sea Shepherd is a worldwide movement, with independent national and regional entities in over 20 countries united by a common mission through Amsterdam-based Sea Shepherd Global. Learn more at