19 February 2015
Trekking the Andes in aid of Hillview Lodge
Bev Nichols, a fitness instructor from
Midsomer Norton, is walking the Inca Trail to raise funds for
Bev is heading to Peru and the Inca Trail to the lost city of
Machu Picchu in the hope of raising £5,000 for Hillview Lodge,
where her brother Martin Lye received support.
On 10 April, she will travel for 36 hours to reach the ancient
Inca capital of Cusco and will then face a 43 km walk in the Andes
at high altitudes, taking her up steep inclines with sheer drops.
This will mean be camping out on the mountainside with minimum
Mr Lye died in 2006 and his devoted sister is determined to give
something back in his memory.
Bev said "I really want to do this in memory of my dear brother
Martin and to help others who are struggling with mental health
issues to build a better future".
The Trust thanks Bev for what she is doing and we wish her well
in her expedition!
To help Bev reach her target, you can sponsor her at: