3 YEARS OF CYCLING ADVENTURES AROUND THE WORLD (VIDEO)
I’ve packed 3 years of cycling adventures around the world into this 2.3 min video – I hope you enjoy and are inspired to begin your own adventures, big or small, alone or with friends. I’m having a fab time exploring the great outdoors with Maria around Denny, a small country town in Scotland …
Brazil is the only country I’ve bicycle toured so far, where I didn’t feel safe enough to wild camp and it was this reason I arrived at night to an empty campsite in Marataizes; a seaside town 500 km bike ride north of Rio de Janeiro famous for it’s pineapple plantations. The petrol station I
Maria and Murphy the two dogs I rescued whilst cycling Brazil arrive to Scotland tomorrow! I am so incredibly excited. I have no idea how I will sleep! Murphy had been shot and is missing an ear and an eye and still has shot gun pellets inside. When I found Murphy he was covered in
International Women’s Day She Scotland’s Women’s Empowerment Event To celebrate International Women’s Day we are inspiring the next generation of females to dream BIG … Event is for young women aged 14 + Join us Thursday 8th March, 5.30pm – 7.30pm, Out of the Blue, Dalmeny St, Leith
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.
Meet the firefighters of Bertioga, Brazil. They are an example to people the world over of human kindness and the positive contribution we can make to the world around us. Not only do these men and women risk their lives daily to save others they also rescue street dogs! The firefighters stand for every women’s
I am a British Iranian woman and I’ve been cycling the world for 2 years. I’m currently pedalling across Brazil my 16th country by bicycle. On the 10th September 2016 the Supreme Leader of Iran issued a Fatwa against women cycling in public. Before cycling the world I was riding and racing for the Iranian
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
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?
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.
On leaving Tolhuin Bakery I am gifted with an incredible tail wind and I’m cycling on the highs of a Glee movie-set for 70 glorious kilometres. Then my head is down and I’m pushing at my pedals achieving no more than 7 kph. I will learn all too soon this is only a whisper of what the Patagonian wind has in store
The second day of cycling across South America and I awake to snow and a little fox playing close to my tent. I catch myself calling on the fox as I would a wee cute puppy and give myself a shake. When it snows in Scotland it’s absolutely ‘baltic’ but here it doesn’t seem so cold. Having