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Coming Home a Story of Love

Cycling the world means you stop living life with loved ones and start living life with strangers. Being surrounded by strangers is not a new experience for me.  At 16 years old life was giving me a hammering and I was in foster care being looked after by strangers.  I spent more time contemplating suicide

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

Bolivia’s Great so Why No Blogs?

Bolivia has been an extraordinary adventure both on and off the bike.  Cycling and wild camping my way over 5000 metre mountain passes is the highest I’ve ever travelled in my life and I did it on two wheels!  The high altitude altiplano of the Andes is the remotest cycling I’ve done having to carry

Frozen Everything – the End of Cycling Patagonia.

I awake one Autumn Patagonian morning.  I am cold.  My sleeping bag is soaked through.  I try to open my tent.  I can’t.  The zipper is frozen shut.  Why is my sleeping bag wet?  I panic and force the tent’s zipper open.  Everything outside is white.  I am cold.  Why is my sleeping bag wet?

The High and Lows of Patagonia

Cycling Patagonia.  The foxes stole my food.  The birds of prey stole my food.  The man stole my jacket.  I ran out of water and I cried. I achieved my ultimate dream of hiking the Torres del Paine Circuit in Patagonia.  Albeit the first attempt I got rescued on Xmas Day in a snow storm.