Charles Stevens and Will Hsu, son of NMSI Deputy Chairman Frederik Hsu, can now lay claim to being two of the youngest people to ever cycle the Silk Road, as they reached Tehran on the 5th September to a rapturous welcome from family and friends. They were also congratulated by HE Nick Hopton, the newly appointed British Ambassador to Iran, in the elegant surroundings of the
recently re-opened British Embassy in Tehran.
Their epic cycle ride, that began in Beijing on Sunday 15th May, totalled over 10,000km in some of the harshest and least-travelled parts of the World. In the last few weeks alone, they endured searing temperatures daily, frequently in the upper 30’s and over 40 degrees celsius.
Speaking from Tehran, Will said: “It has been a trip of a lifetime, with its highs and lows, but we couldn’t be more grateful for everyone’s support, which helped us through the hardest moments”
The boys have achieved their fundraising target but any post-completion donations would be most welcome, as 100% of funds raised goes direct to supporting the ACU School at Ayenyah!
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