Chile to Kili: Driving Change from the Seat of a Bicycle

Chile to Kile Bike Ride US leg

Chile to Kili is an around the world bike ride to raise money to send 10 Tanzanian students to college to study wildlife conservation and/or natural resource management. The cyclist: Elvis, a 25-year old Tanzanian man who set out to travel from South America all the way around to Mount Kilimanjaro, locating and carrying his own food, shelter and resources throughout the trip.

The distance of this trip is  about 80 000kms or 50 000m, traversing over 41 countries. Starting in Santiago, Chile then through Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama,  Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, USA, Canada, Alaska, across the  Bearing Sea (by any Means) into Russia, Mongolia, China, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, across the Caspian Sea into Iran, Turkey, Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, Austria, Germany, France, Spain, Morocco, Western Sahara, Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Congo , Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, ending at the foot of Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.

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