Almost here, the Cycle Africa team arrives in Cape Town tomorrow from London after 364 gruelling days in the saddle, 29 countries and 15000 kilometres!
Cycle Africa is an unsupported bicycle journey from London, England to Cape Town, South Africa. The route has taken the team of six friends through 29 countries through Europe, the Middle East and Africa, a distance of over 15,000 km’s. The team left Russell Square in London on 7 August 2011, and have managed to stick to their estimated arrival, 1 year later in Cape Town tomorrow the 7th of August 2012. Having traveled over two-and-a-bit continents, through deserts, over mountains, at a pace that allowed them to truly experience the countries and meet people along the way.
This epic adventure was also a journey with an awesome purpose! The aim was to make a positive difference in the lives of street children in the countries along the route. In partnership with some of the leading street children charities, Cycle Africa is bringing the real and the positive stories of children who are surviving on the streets into the spotlight. They are raising money so more of these children can be helped off the streets into brighter futures. Click here to help them reach their target.
The official Cycle Africa finish will be at the Waterfront, at the Fives Football Center, where they will be appearing with their charity partners for a football match between two street children teams. Cycle Africa will arrive at 4pm sharp! You can contact Craig on 071 754 6046 to find out more.