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Patagonia

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.

Video Blog: The Patagonian Wind

The Patagonian Wind Cycling from Argentina into Chile.  Brutal. Ishbel HolmesCreator of World Bike Girl, Ishbel is one of the most experienced female cyclists in the world. The bicycle has taken her from commuting, to road racing , to velodrome sprinting to cycling the world. Much to the dismay of her friends, she is an

Video Blog: Leaving the End of the World

Merry Xmas from Patagonia! Cycling from the End of the World in Snow! Ishbel HolmesCreator of World Bike Girl, Ishbel is one of the most experienced female cyclists in the world. The bicycle has taken her from commuting, to road racing , to velodrome sprinting to cycling the world. Much to the dismay of her

Journey to the End of the World

My best friend and I are crying, struggling to let go of each other. “You be careful and make sure you come back”, she pleads with me. This is it.  I am on my way. Finally embarking on the biggest dream I have ever had.  South America.  I can’t quite believe it. On arriving to Glasgow’s Queen Street

Cycle Tourers Guide to Tierra del Fuego National Park

Tierra del Fuego National Park lies 12 km to the West of Ushuaia.  An area where the Patagonian Andes, forests and lakes meet ocean.  This is a guide for the cycle tourer to the practicalities of spending time in the wilderness of the Tierra del Fuego National Park. Ishbel HolmesCreator of World Bike Girl, Ishbel is one of the most experienced female cyclists in the world.

Ushuaia: Where to Stay for the Bicycle Tourer

  Backpackers Refugio Del Mochilero is the place to stay in Ushuaia if you are a bicycle tourer.  Be warned, word of mouth ensures this hostel is booked out weeks in advance.  All bicyle tourers however are guaranteed a place to sleep, even if it’s full when you arrive.  Paula Martinez understands its difficult as a cycle tourer to know exactly the