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Cycling Patagonia

Nov 2015 – July 2016

Patagonia spans both Argentina and Chile and is a region of outstanding natural beauty.

Home to six national parks, the Andes mountains, glaciers and deserts.


Missing friends goes hand in hand with long term travel.  It’s the toughest part to it and the biggest reason people struggle to stay on the road for a long time. Here’s a video I made so far away from the people I love … Cherise your loved ones.  WBG xxx Ishbel HolmesCreator of World Bike Girl, Ishbel is

Ushuaia: Beginning or The End?

My ultimate travel dream of South America comes crashing down to earth with a bang into the gusts of wind so brutal, pushing me this way and that all over the road.  Cycling out from Ushuaia airport I’m scared at my inability to control my bicycle and pedal only 3 km before retreating to the [ilink url=”” style=”note”]Mochilero [/ilink] camping, reserved exclusively for cycle tourers.

World Bike Girl Update: Cycling & Hiking South America

Cycling South America solo for four months now. Pedalling through the most extraordinary landscapes of my world tour. Walking over glaciers.  Drinking from waterfalls.  Marvelling at King Penguins Hiking and cycling some of the planets most remote, spectacular and beautiful off road trails. Ishbel HolmesCreator of World Bike Girl, Ishbel is one of the most experienced female cyclists in the world. The

Merry Xmas & Happy New Year!

  On Xmas Day I begin a 10 day unassisted trek around the Torres del Paine in Chile, South America.  This Scottish girl can’t quite believe she is about to realise her ultimate travel dream of many years – The Torres del Paine! Carrying 10 days of food with all camping and cooking equipment is heavy! Of