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
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! 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
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.
I’ve just went and cycled across Brazil! When my front wheel touched the beach I smiled and thought wow I’ve just cycled another country. I thanked my body, pulled my bikini out my panniers and embraced the beach! Over the last 11 months I’ve pedalled across Chile, Bolivia, Brazil and parts of Argentina. I’ve cycled
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
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