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    Thoughts, updates and tales from the savannah..

    Who are Soft Power Education Soft Power Education (SPE) is a British registered charity and Ugandan NGO. Since 1999 we have been working with communities in Uganda with a mission of  improving quality of life through education. And a vision for an empowered and self-sustaining society that...
    Dodging baboons As I pedalled towards the Ugandan border I was hit with a plethora of emotions, the strongest being a feeling of apprehension as I cycled through a very run down, dirty and unwelcoming border town on the Kenya-Uganda border. For me it was very strange. My experience of Kenya had...
    4 mai, 2019
    Limestone farms and lake Victoria Following the really tough day where I almost ran out of water and a nice rest day on a farm in the Kenyan Highlands, I had to tackle another massive ascent. The day of invloved a huge 700m ascent followed by 70km downhill. This day was my longest yet covering...
    18 avril, 2019
    Nairobi Bound First of all I would like to apologise for how late this blog is being posted. The trip is has been a big learning curve and trying to find time to sit and write my blog posts has been difficult. However, I am now well into the swing of things so I would like to try and post at...
    12 mars, 2019
    As my time in Kenya draws to a close I look back to the incredible moments I have experienced whilst cycling through this country for the last week. I am writing from a little chilled out campsite on the shores of Lake Victoria, as I recover from a knee injury. This first blog post is not so much...
    10 février, 2019 · Countdown Series · 2
    3 weeks to go... It has certainly been a long time since I last wrote a blog piece, and a lot has happened in the last 2 months. Firstly I am very happy to announce my main sponsors, Temple Cycles, Fill and Mountain Safety Research. Thanks to these three companies I am now completely kitted out...
    3 décembre, 2018 · Countdown Series
    Website and initial route planning With just 3 months to go until I begin my adventure across sub-Sarahan Africa I realised it is time to get organised! First things first, website! Trying to create a professional looking website is no easy task, and I have been very lucky to be able to work...
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