• Banner4
  • Banner Apostle
  • Banner2slo
  • Banner5slo
  • Banner Girls
  • Banner Slo 7
  • Banner5
  • Hungary3
  • Banner Int2
  • Banner4slo
  • Banner7

Southern Hemisphere

Southern Hemisphere


In 2019, for the first time, the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run will encircle the entire globe in a calendar year, bringing the Peace Torch to every country of the Southern Hemisphere.
 

Region One – Australasia/Oceania (January – April)

Starting and finishing in Bali, the Torch will travel to Vanuatu, Timor Leste, Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea, in early February before commencing its Australian journey in Brisbane on 12 February, concluding in Melbourne on 1 March. From Melbourne, the Torch will fly to New Zealand where the route will cover the entire length of the nation from Cape Reinga at the northernmost point of the North Island (4 March), to Bluff at the southern extremity of the South Island (27 March. From here, a side journey will bring one Torch to Antarctica, while the main Torch will proceed to visit the Pacific Island Nations of Tuvalu, Samoa, Fiji and Tonga in early April.

The Peace Run begins...

• Indonesia, Bali23 January, 25 January, 27 January, 31 January

• Vanuatu, Port Vila4 February, 5 February

• Timor-Leste, Dili5 February, 6 February, 7 February, 8 February

• Solomon Islands, Honiara — 6 February, 7 February, 8 February

• Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby9 February, 10 February

• Australia

Brisbane, Qld - Boonah, Qld — 12 February

Boonah, Qld - Stanthorpe, Qld — 13 February

Stanthorpe, Qld - Glen Innes, NSW — 14 February

Glen Innes, NSW - Uralla, NSW — 15 February

Uralla, NSW - Tamworth, NSW — 16 February

Tamworth, NSW - Jerrys Plains, NSW — 17 February

Jerrys Plains, NSW - Richmond, NSW — 18 February

Richmond, NSW - Moss Vale, NSW — 19 February

Moss Vale, NSW - Bungendore, NSW — 20 February

Bungendore, NSW - Canberra, ACT — 21 February

Canberra, ACT - Cooma, NSW — 22 February

Cooma, NSW - Bomala, NSW — 23 February

Bomala, NSW - Orborst, Vic — 24 February

Orborst, Vic - Bairnsdale, Vic — 25 February

Bairnsdale, Vic - Traralgon, Vic — 26 February

Traralgon, Vic - Drouin, Vic — 27 February

Drouin, Vic - Melbourne, Vic — 28 February

Melbourne, Vic — 1 March

 

• New Zealandsee maps

Auckland — 21 February

Kawakawa - Te Paki — 3 March

Cape Reinga - Matauri Bay — 4 March

Kawakawa - Whangarei — 5 March

Whangarei - Mangawhai Heads — 6 March

Mangawhai Heads - Auckland — 7 March

Auckland City - Pukekohe — 8 March

Pukekohe - Tauranga — 10 March

Tauranga - Taupo — 11 March

Rotorua - Taupo — 12 March

Taupo - National Park — 13 March

National Park - Mangaweka — 14 March

Mangaweka - Palmerston North — 15 March

> Port Williams, Tierra del Fuego - Argentinian Base, Antarctica — 15 March

Palmerston North - Masterton — 16 March

Masterton - Wellington — 17 March

Wellington — 18 March

Wellington - Nelson — 19 March

Nelson - St Arnaud — 20 March

St Arnaud - Westport — 21 March

Westport - Hokitika — 22 March

Hokitika - Franz Josef — 23 March

Franz Josef - Haast — 24 March

Haast - Wanaka — 25 March

Wanaka - Queenstown — 26 March

Queenstown - Te Anau, turn-off — 27 March

Te Anau - Invercargill — 28 March

Bluff - Stewart Island — 29 March

Bluff - Dunedin - Christchurch — 30 March

 

• South Pacific

Tuvalu, Funafuti — 28 March >  Kavatoetoe - Amatuku Island 29 March > Funafuti 30 March

Samoa, Nandi, Fiji - Saleimoa Village,Samoa — 31 March > Apia 1 April > Apia 2 April

Tonga — 2 April > Nuku’alofa 3 April > Nuku’alofa 4 April

Fiji, Nandi — 5 April


Region Two – South America (May – June)

The Peace Torch will make stops in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Paraguay in late April/early May, before commencing the single longest continual running stretch of its round-the-world journey across South America. Commencing in Valparaiso, Chile on 8 May, the Torch will be carried across the Andes before traversing Argentina to Buenos Aires (24 May), continuing from Montevideo (29 May) through Uruguay, to cross the border at Chuy into Brazil on 5 June, concluding in Rio De Janeiro on 30 June.

Ecuador, Guayaquil — 21 April > Guayaqui - Milagro — 22 April > Milagro — 23 April

Peru, Machu Picchu — 29 April30 April

Bolivia, Santa Cruz de la Sierra — 1 May

Paraguay, Caacupé — 2 May > Arroyos y Esteros - Atyrá — 3 May > Caacupé — 4 May

Chile, Santiago — 8 May > Valparaiso - Viña del Mar — 9 May > Valparaiso - Viña del Mar — 10 May > Viña del Mar - La Calera — 11 May > Los Andes - Uspallata, Argentina — 12 May

Argentina, Uspallata - Mendoza— 13 May > Mendoza - La Paz — 14 May > La Paz - San Louis — 15 May > San Luis - Villa Mercedes — 16 May  > San Luis - General LeValle— 17 May  > Gral Levalle - Rufino — 18 May  > Rufino - Vedia — 19 May  > Veda - Chucabuco — 20 May  > Chacabuco - San Andres De Giles — 21 May > San Andrés de Giles - Buenos Aires — 22 May > Tigre — 24 May > Buenos Aires — 25 May > Buenos Aires — 26 May > Buenos Aires - Montevideo — 27 May

Uruguay, Montevideo - Piriapolis— 29 May >  Piriapolis - Jose Ignacio — 30 May >  La Paloma - Esmeralda — 1 June  >  Esmeralda - Chuy — 2 June   >  Punto del Diablo - Chuy — 3 June >  Chuy - Santa Vitória do Palmar, Brazil — 4 June

Brazil, Santa Vitoria Do Palmar - Taim — 5 June > Taim - Rio Grande — 6 June >  Rio Grande - Mostardas — 7 June >  Mostardas - Sombrio — 8 June  > Sombrio - Tubarao — 10 June  >  Tubarao - Florianopolis — 11 June  >  Florianopolis — 12 June  >  Florianópolis - Balneário Camburiú — 13 June  >  Bauneario - Joinville — 14 June  >  Joinville - Jacupiranga — 15 June  >  Jacupiranga - Pedro de Toledo — 17 June  >  Pedro de Toledo - Santos — 18 June  >  Santos - Bertioga — 19 June  >  Bertioga - São Sebastião — 20 June  >  Maresias - São Sebastião - Ubatuba — 21 June   > Ubatuba - Paraty — 22 June  > Ilhabela — 24 June  > Paraty - Angra dos Reis — 25 June  > Angra dos Reis - Barra da Tijuca — 26 June  > Rio de Janeiro — 27 June  >  Niterói — 28 June

 

 

Region Three – Africa (September – October)

In addition to ‘off-route’ visits to Angola and Malawi, the main route through Southern Africa will commence in Lesotho on 9 September. From Lesotho the route will traverse the continent as follows:

Cape Town and the Cape Town International Marathon (South Africa) — 11-15 September; Port Elizabeth (South Africa) — 19 September; Durban (South Africa) — 10-20 September; Maputo (Mozambique) — 23 September; Mbabane/Manzini (Swaziland) — 24 September; Gaborone (Botswana) — 26-27 September; Katima Mulilo (Namibia) — 30 September; Livingstone (Zambia) — 1 October; and Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) – 1-2 October.  

Malawi, Lilongwe — 13 June14 June  > Cape Maclear — 16 June  > Blantyre — 18 June

 

From there the Torch will travel to Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania in a 3-week run/drive/bus/train adventure, culminating with an ascent of Mt Kilimanjaro.

 

Region Four – Indian Ocean Island Nations (October – November)

In late October, the Peace Torch will embark on its final leg visiting Madagascar, Comoros, Seychelles, Mauritius and the Maldives, before returning to Bali for the Grand Finale, a week of events and festivities in early November 2019.