National Cancer Centre of Mongolia & Blessings from a Buddhist Monk for Beijing Biddies

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Day 28 An early start was decided upon for the Beijing Biddies as we wished to get to Ulaan.Bataar. Needless to say breakfast was skipped in light of the state of the,hotel!! Quick snack again from the vehicle pantry Stopped on route to ride a camel and have a lunch break for a change. Arrival in to Ulaan.Bataar coincided with … Read More

Beijing Biddies and another trip to the Garage

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Rocking and a Rolling their way through Mongolia Note from the team back home: As you’ll see from this post, the challenges that the Beijing Biddies face are substantial. They are doing this to raise £150K for Macmillan Cancer Support and Cancer Research UK, to help make inroads to beat cancer. They have very personal reasons for choosing these charities, … Read More

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 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

AST Signs sponsor Beijing Biddies £150K charity challenge

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  We are incredibly grateful for the amazing support from all our sponsors, and will be sharing more on this regularly. In the meantime, we wanted to mention AST signs who have wrapped our Nissan Pathfinder with the most inspirational design. It reflects our mission and challenge brilliantly, and is helping us to raise awareness of the extreme adventure ahead. … Read More