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Team raises £143k for Sussex children’s hospice with intrepid trek

A HOSPICE charity has raised more than £140,000 after an intrepid hike. A team of 35 people, including model Jodie Kidd, braved high altitudes on a five-day trek along the Inca trail in Peru to raise money for Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice. Ambrose Harcourt, the charity’s vice president said: …

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Survivor of South Africa car crash that killed three British tourists reveals ‘terrifying’ ordeal

Driver who survived South Africa crash that killed three Britons describes how the group were laughing and joking…then screamed in terror as they veered off bridge when car smashed into them The driver of the station wagon in which three British tourists died when it crashed over the side of …

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South Africa’s Karoo drills and prays as taps run dry

By Tim Cocks GRAAFF-REINET, South Africa, Nov 29 (Reuters) – South Africa’s Karoo region has always been parched – it means land of thirst in the language of its earliest inhabitants, the Khoisan hunter gatherers. Yet nothing prepared residents of its oldest town, Graaff-Reinet, for their worst drought in more …

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Machu Picchu trek raises £200000 for Aberdeen children’s charity

A team of adventurers have raised £200,000 for an Aberdeen children’s charity – smashing their fundraising target. The Charlie House Ascends Machu Picchu (CHAMP) team had a £150,000 target towards the Big Build Appeal, to fund costs for one of the children’s bedrooms in its proposed new specialist support centre. …

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Clitheroe grandfather’s sacred Macchu Picchu trek to say ‘thanks’

He battled torrential rain, freezing chill, tackled steep narrow pathways, but tireless fundraiser Derek Russell has done it again for charity! Shortly before 11am on October 18th, the 68-year-old granddad reached Machu Picchu along with 34 fellow fundraising trekkers completing the once-in-a-lifetime hike. In doing so, the grateful charity champion …

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Clitheroe grandfather’s sacred Macchu Picchu trek to say ‘thanks’

He battled torrential rain, freezing chill, tackled steep narrow pathways, but tireless fundraiser Derek Russell has done it again for charity! Shortly before 11am on October 18th, the 68-year-old granddad reached Machu Picchu along with 34 fellow fundraising trekkers completing the once-in-a-lifetime hike. In doing so, the grateful charity champion …

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Survivor of South Africa car crash that killed three British tourists reveals ‘terrifying’ ordeal

The driver of the station wagon in which three British tourists died when it crashed over the side of a bridge in South Africa into a river 75 feet below said: ‘It all happened as if in slow motion.’ Miracle survivor Thando Kalipa, 55, who escaped with barely a scratch …

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6 Reasons To Visit Malawi According To “We Are Travel Girls”

Bordering Tanzania and Mozambique, Malawi is a relatively small country in southeastern Africa. However, it is actually home the fourth largest freshwater lake in the world (by volume), Lake Malawi. Lake Malawi is home to more species of fish than any other lake in the world, and Liwonde National Park in the southern part of …

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