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Cycling Across Brazil

Oct & Nov 2016

Entry Point:  Pantanal Jungle via Corumba.
Entry Date: 4th October 2016
Exit point: Rio de Janeiro
Exit Date: 19th November 2016
Brazil is the largest country in Latin America and the fifth largest country in the world.
With an area of 8.516 million km² Brazil covers 47.3% of the continent and has a population of 210 million people.
The official language of Brazil is Portuguese.
Brazil is tropical with temperatures averaging 27 degrees celsius.

The Dark Clouds of Brazil

I’m going to be honest.  It’s not all rosies.  I began cycling Brazil feeling very low.  And that hasn’t changed.  As I pedalled away from Rio de Janeiro’s sunshine, the sky grew dark, the rain storms came and Brazils’ winter weather matched my own inner world.  In a country where I didn’t understand even five

First Video Blog from Brazil!

First Video Blog from Brazil! South America 2017 This is the first video blog from my bicycle tour of Brazil, the Amazon Jungle, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia.  Then I’ll have a wee rest on the beaches in Cuba.  I’m all packed up and ready to set off from Rio!  I am VERY excited! On this

World Bike Girl 2017

Happy New Year Everyone! Get those bucket lists out and mark your calendar when the next item is being ticked off. Time passes so quickly.  1 month gone already! I have 3 bucket list items I’m ticking off this year …  … so life for 2017 is looking something like this; Adventure Achievement is nothing.

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  [stextbox id=”ValidID” caption=”CaptionText”]World bike girl – a journey by bicycle for human and animal rights[/stextbox]   Ishbel HolmesIshbel, creator of World Bike Girl, has spent her life on bicycles, from road racing, to velodrome sprinting to cycling the world. She has pedalled across 20 countries solo and promotes commuting by bicycle. Much to the

Television Interview: Brazil. Talking about the international campaigns Iranian Women Love Cycling & Free Narges.

  Giving a television interview for Costa Norte in Brazil.  Talking about the ban against women cycling in public in Iran and the international campaign to release award winning human rights activist and mother of two, Narges Mohammadi. Jailed for 16 years for exercising freedom of speech. Interview is in Portuguese. To find out more