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Cycle Touring Tips for Montenegro

I was on my own again as I left my wild camping spot at Moranj Public Beach.  This is a great place to camp on crossing the Croatian border into Montenegro.  Being October, the few facilities on the beach were closed, so the showers did not work for me.  If you are passing this place

Crossing the Border of Croatia into Montenegro

    Myself and the two Canadian girls set off from our Warm Showers camp waving goodbye to our host, who again is standing in his underwear taking farewell photos.  His dogs are running along side us jumping across our front wheels on the long downhill.  The faster we pedal the more chance we have of losing the dogs.  But the

Dubrovnik & the Sexism of Cycle Touring

  It’s the morning after I missed the bottle in tremendous fashion peeing instead all over my tent floor. No matter.  I’m in a new moment in life.  Still with Pablo and Ilze from we leave Bosnia and Herzegovina and pedal into Croatia.  Punches of joy in the air as we arrive to the

Croatia Photography

A photographic experience of Croatia, September 2014.  All photos taken on my phone.  That’s how beautiful Croatia is! Ishbel HolmesIshbel, creator of World Bike Girl, has spent her life on bicycles, from road racing, to velodrome sprinting to cycling the world. She has pedalled across 20 countries solo and promotes commuting by bicycle. Much to the

Bolts of Lightening, Croatia

In all my wimp worthy nights of wild camping, lightning hitting the ground where I camp is the most scared I’ve ever been and it’s certainly the fastest I’ve ever ran. I’ve pedalled through five countries now and haven’t checked the weather forecast once.  It doesn’t matter if it’s sunshine, rain or wind, I’m out there cycling and camping just the same.  So for me it

Cycling a Motorway, Italy & Slovenia Sandals

I’m cycling as fast as I can with my excitement building as it does getting so close to a new country.  It’s early evening and I’m cycling out of my last town of Italy.  I know the direction that Slovenia, my next country lies, but not having a map is proving difficult with Trieste’s one way systems and ring roads.  Especially as the angry rush