Beijing Biddies exit Kurgan for Siberian Omsk

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Beijing Biddies and the Siberian Stretch of Challenge Day 16 This is the day that we departed Kurgan to Ishim. Another delayed start as Dimitri our host from the previous day wished to take photos at our hotel and at the exit of Kurgan. In addition our car was very dirty and we decided to get it cleaned. The car … Read More

Beijing Biddies go wild in Moscow…. well they try to!

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The Largest Military Parade in the World in Moscow and the Beijing Biddies Were There.. Nearly! Day 9  A great day in Moscow as it was the Military Parade- the largest Military parade in the world! However it was very difficult to get about as most of the roads were closed. A decision to take the metro to Red Square was … Read More

Beijing Biddies hit Moscow…. after a hiccup or two!

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A tricky border control delay……. but no match for the Beijing Biddies The Beijing BIddies hit Moscow Day 7 continued. Arrived at the border at 4.45am!! First 2 booths at the border were fairly straight forward. 3rd booth – there was a very officious Russian woman who periodically brushed her hair, had a coffee, disappeared out of the booth, made … Read More

Beijing Biddies hit Latvia

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Latvian leg of Beijing Biddies Charity Challenge Day 6 of the Beijing Biddies Challenge We are now in Latvia! Stayed in Kaunas in very different accommodation to the previous night! Very interesting breakfast which comprised of some grapefruit that I had brought from Cumbria and some porridge which Kate had brought. This was made with water, some chopped dates and … Read More

Beijing Biddies depart on £150K Charity Challenge

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Beijing Biddies – the first few days! Day1. Exciting departure day for the BBs in Cumbria and lots of media interest (you can see the ITV coverage here) in Beijing Biddies charity challenge. After several hiccups with BB2 and vehicle, on to Yorkshire and at Garrowby Hall – home of Lord and Lady Halifax. It was the birthday of BB … Read More

Beijing Biddies plan departure

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 Beijing Biddies Lunch Fundraiser & Farewell Launch Westmorland Hotel have just released this press release to journalists in Cumbria and further afield, to support our wonderful Beijing Biddies! Don’t forget that you can donate a £1 or more by texting BBID60 to 70070 with your amount. Every £1 helps them one step closer to their goal. On the 1st of … Read More

The Beijing Biddies Charity Challenge Countdown Begins…

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The Beijing Biddies charity challenge is picking up speed!   Well, here we are in the early days of our endeavour to raise £150,000 for Cancer Research UK and Macmillan Cancer Support!  We now have our logo, brochure and full website up and running, thanks to Kate at Business Toolbox Cumbria, and we really hope that you will help us … Read More