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Make a Difference Have you 'made a difference' while travelling, by fundraising or donating time and energy to a worthwhile cause such as wildlife conservation or tsunami reconstruction efforts? Tell us how you did it, what the experience was like, and how others can help. Are you a non-profit organisation or individual who knows of an opportunity for travellers to help out in a less developed country? Tell us about it and provide contact details here.
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Solo Biker for cancer

Having completed my trip and now back to the daily grind. I reflect on the 33 days I had on the road in aid of breast cancer. In brief I rode 7396 miles thro 14 countries via the Arctic circle, The hight light of the trip was getting to Nordkapp. I had to endure 60 mph winds on the approaching mountains. Three small crashes on the ice, but no real damage caused.
But the bottom line was I raised over £4000 for my chosen charity. Many thanks to all who donated and sponsored me and in particular the people I met on my trip. Their help and hospitality was greatly appreciated www.solobiketour4cancer.com
Cost to me £3000
Time 33 days
Distance 7396 miles
Raised £4205 and rising
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Wonderful to read- well done
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Thanks Bertrand, hopefully I can get this trip journal published. I can then present the cancer hospital with for their sales. Weekly blog on www.wirralbestof.co.uk
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