13th July 2020

ATW Challenge Update: G’day from Australia

After a while at sea, we’ve arrived in a land down under!

Brisbane, Australia is the next stop we’ve reached on our Around the World Challenge, marking a huge milestone for the HiB fundraising team.

The capital of New South Wales, Brisbane is renowned for its sunny weather and some great Aussie beaches, keep an eye out for a kangaroo or two!

This landmark destination also sees us cross over the half way mark on our 30,000 mile journey, having travelled an astonishing 17,265 miles, all the way from our home in the UK.

It may be winter in Australia, but thanks to the summery weather here in the UK, the HiB community has been out getting active and building the mileage in aid of the cause.

A huge thank you to everyone who has donated to HiB’s Around the World Challenge so far, donations are growing towards our fundraising target for the Alzheimer’s Research UK and National Autistic Society.

The next stop we will be hopping along to will be Papua New Guinea, where we will update you again on our progress.

Don’t forget, you can still do your bit to support our charity challenge at https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/Team/HiBAroundTheWorldChallenge2020

Here’s where we are on our journey:

City Country Miles Progress
HiB, New Southgate (NLBP) UK
HiB, Tamworth (IH) UK 91.00 Completed
Dublin Ireland 291.00 Completed
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada 2885.00 Completed
New York City, New York USA 3478.00 Completed
Washington, Mary Land USA 3677.00 Completed
Orlando, Florida USA 4441.00 Completed
Havana Cuba 4814.00 Completed
Kingston Jamaica 5317.00 Completed
Panama City Panama 5963.00 Completed
Bogota Columbia 6454.00 Completed
Quito Ecuador 6901.00 Completed
Lima Peru 7758.00 Completed
La Paz Bolivia 8379.00 Completed
Cordoba Argentina 9435.00 Completed
Santiago Chile 9858.00 Completed
Auckland New Zealand 15836.00 Completed
Brisbane Australia 17265.00  Completed
Port Moresby Papua New Guinea 18570.00 Our next stop
Manila Philippines 21024.00
Hong Kong China 21739.00
Hanoi Vietnam 22236.00
Mandalay Burma 22888.00
Dhaka Bangladesh 23280.00
Kathmandu Nepal 23696.00
New Delhi India 24193.00
Karachi Pakistan 24877.00
Muscat Oman 25436.00
Abu Dhabi UAE 25691.00
Riyadh Saudi Arabia 26176.00
Tel Aviv Israel 27052.00
Damascus Syria 27195.00
Nicosia Cyprus 27391.00
Istanbul Turkey 27860.00
Sofia Bulgaria 28171.00
Belgrade Serbia 28376.00
Zagreb Croatia 28606.00
Budapest Hungary 28792.00
Vienna Austria 28926.00
Prague Czech 29085.00
Frankfurt Germany 29335.00
Luxembourg Luxembourg 29454.00
Paris France 29681.00
Brussels Belgium 29796.00
HiB, New Southgate (NLBP) UK 30000.00