Epic hitch hike for pensioner

An 80-year-old man from Leicester is preparing to hitch kike to Cape Town in South Africa to raise money for the hospice that cared for his wife before she died.

Mike Howitt will use his thumb to travel more than 8000 miles in less than three months.

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Pensioner goes on epic hitch hike for charity

An 80-year-old man from Leicester is preparing to Hitch Hike to Cape Town in South Africa to raise money for the hospice that cared for his wife before she died