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Unique Horseback Adventure with a Purpose: Feb/Mar 2013

Join a TeamJames Hipkiss

Do you want Travel, Purpose and Adventure? JoinRelief Riders Internationalon a relief mission on horseback through the Thar Desert and Aravelli Mountains between 25 February - 10 March 2013Travel through the Thar desert, around the stunning Aravelli mountain range to the ancient and majestic Chanod Fort.Gain intimate insight into rural India while blending adventure travel and humanitarian service through this culturally diverse region.Meet nomadic Rebari villagers and learn about the ecological principles that guide their lives.The vibrant and colorful ride to Chanod will takes us through a national park filled with Chinkara, wild boar, and exotic birds. While traversing this stunning landscape we will meet and help local people through all of our humanitarian programs.Each year, since 2004, Relief Riders International runs two or three small group trips giving a limited number of travelers the opportunity to experience riding in some of the most breathtaking landscapes on the planet while bringing much needed humanitarian relief to remote communities.Here is aslideshowthat represents the experience we offer on our Relief Rides in India. More information on the Chanod trip can be seenhere.My experience of the Nagaur Relief Ride was a breakthrough that picked me up and put me down somewhere exponentially further along the road than I expected to get.In my field of travel writing, the description life-changing is bandied about loosely, but I could not be more sincere when I say this trip changed my life.Andrew Mersmann.