Oap Hitchhiker

An 80-year-old granddad HITCHHIKED an epic 10,642 miles from Leicester to South Africa in memory of his wife and took her ashes along for the journey. Phileas Fogg-like Mike Howitt set off down the A47 from Leicester on September 17 before celebrating completing his journey on Table Mountain, Cape Town, just 56 days later. In a moving tribute at the end of his journey Mike scattered his wife Diana’s ashes on the iconic landmark she loved which they had visited five times.

An 80-year-old granddad HITCHHIKED an epic 10,642 miles from Leicester to South Africa in memory of his wife and took her ashes along for the journey. Phileas Fogg-like Mike Howitt set off down the A47 from Leicester on September 17 before celebrating completing his journey on Table Mountain, Cape Town, just 56 days later. In a moving tribute at the end of his journey Mike scattered his wife Diana's ashes on the iconic landmark she loved which they had visited five times.

An 80-year-old granddad HITCHHIKED an epic 10,642 miles from Leicester to South Africa in memory of his wife and took her ashes along for the journey. Phileas Fogg-like Mike Howitt set off down the A47 from Leicester on September 17 before celebrating completing his journey on Table Mountain, Cape Town, just 56 days later. In a moving tribute at the end of his journey Mike scattered his wife Diana's ashes on the iconic landmark she loved which they had visited five times.

An 80-year-old granddad HITCHHIKED an epic 10,642 miles from Leicester to South Africa in memory of his wife and took her ashes along for the journey. Phileas Fogg-like Mike Howitt set off down the A47 from Leicester on September 17 before celebrating completing his journey on Table Mountain, Cape Town, just 56 days later. In a moving tribute at the end of his journey Mike scattered his wife Diana's ashes on the iconic landmark she loved which they had visited five times.

An 80-year-old granddad HITCHHIKED an epic 10,642 miles from Leicester to South Africa in memory of his wife and took her ashes along for the journey. Phileas Fogg-like Mike Howitt set off down the A47 from Leicester on September 17 before celebrating completing his journey on Table Mountain, Cape Town, just 56 days later. In a moving tribute at the end of his journey Mike scattered his wife Diana's ashes on the iconic landmark she loved which they had visited five times.