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Written by Nick Galpine Photographs provided by Blessing Danha What do you do when personal tragedy strikes and everything you thought was certain in life, suddenly seems much less so? How do you rebuild and learn to make the most of every moment? If you’re Blessing Danha, an infrastructure consultant from Camden, you get yourself back...
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Read Women’s Health Journalist Cally Silberbauer’s experience of the Nedbank Tour de Tuli 2019: I Cycled 300km in 3 Countries Over 4 Days… And Put On Weight. Thank you Cally for your wonderful words on Children in the Wilderness: “This event is too magical to put into words. However, it’s the charity that it supports...
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As the organiser and beneficiary of the annual Nedbank Tour de Tuli, Children in the Wilderness (CITW) is marking the successful completion of its 15th mountain bike fundraising event. The 2019 edition marked the 12th consecutive year that riders have had the opportunity to experience the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area. By way of ringing...
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Children in the Wilderness featured in Botswana’s Echo Newspaper earlier this week, with an article written by Bokani King. Bokani popped into Lentswe-Le-Moriti during the Nedbank Tour de Tuli in July, when our cyclists were riding through and interacting with our children. Bokani interviewed Isabel Wolf-Gillespie, our CITW Eco-Club Coordinator in the Bobirwa Region, as...
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Anke Schmalzbauer from Germany rode the Nedbank Tour de Tuli 2019 for the first time this year. She made the most wonderful and generous decision – to donate her bicycle to someone in a Children in the Wilderness (CITW) community. The CITW Team decided the best recipient of this bike should be Miss Portia Phokela...
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Each year, the route on the Nedbank Tour de Tuli traverses the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area (GMTFCA) which includes Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Riding is predominantly along ancient elephant trails, giving participants the opportunity to experience wonderful scenery, get close to wildlife, and interact with communities in the area. Along these beautiful routes,...
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Nick Galpine, our Nedbank Tour de Tuli Social Media Guru, rode this year’s Tour, and wrote this lovely little overview of his experience. “It’s hard to believe, as the dust settles, and the elephants of the Tuli Block rub their surprised eyes (well they would if they could), that the Nedbank Tour de Tuli is...
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The Children in the Wilderness (CITW) fundraising team has confirmed that in the run-up to entries closing on June 30th, 2019, a limited number of places remain available for this year’s Nedbank Tour de Tuli. The 2019 Tour dates are confirmed for July 23rd – 28th, 2019, with the route once again taking in pristine,...
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Nedbank Tour de Tuli has officially launched the 2019 route of Africa’s most exciting mountain-biking event, with the big difference being that this year’s route will be run in reverse compared to previous editions of the Tour. As in earlier Tours, the focus will be on the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area (GMTFCA) which protects...
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The Nedbank Tour de Tuli made it onto the Men’s Journal list of ’10 Epic Tours and Races That Should Be on Every Cyclist’s Bucket List’. Thank you for the mention, Men’s Journal. Read all about it below: Read more The editor of Men’s Journal, Brittany Smith, rode the Nedbank Tour de Tuli with us...
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