“Mark Ellison” a 42 year old English Gentleman from Cambodia is raising funds for Mijwan Welfare Society through his ‘Around India Cycle Challenge’ starting from 2 Jan 2012 from the Gateway to India.
He will head south following the coast through the state of Maharashtra, and then continue on through the states of Goa, Karnataka, Kerala before reaching India’s most southerly point, Kanyakumari, in Tamil Nadu state. Then he turns north.
Finally he will continue towards the west across the extremely challenging and mountainous ‘Roof of India’ passing through the states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir (including the town of Leh at an altitude of 3,505m [10,500ft] and arguably the world's highest motorable pass Khardung La at 5,359m [17,615ft].
Heading south once again he will cycle through Punjab state before experiencing the deserts of Rajasthan.
Then the last state of his great India cycle challenge, Gujarat. After which he will re-enter Maharashtra and cycle back into Mumbai for the culmination of an extraordinary cycle ride around India.
Support Mark Ellisons Initiative by donating for Mijwan Welfare Society.
follow Mark Ellison on to http://www.cycle-india.com.