French Alps Photos

French Alps Photos

All photos taken on phone.  That’s how beautiful the Alps are!   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...

Human Compassion, Lake Garda, Italy

Today’s purpose is to pedal my way to Italy’s Lake Garda, ending my day with a bath in the lake. Purpose means nothing when I get my East and South directions mixed up and I don’t arrive to Lake Garda until 8.30pm. Much to my horror on arrival Lake...

Cycling on a Motorway, Switzerland

It’s my first motorway ‘oopsie’ of the world tour by bicycle and  I manage a whopping 20 km which ends in blue lights and sirens.  The police inform me there has been call after call about a girl cycling along the motorway.  In the UK, a blue sign...

Slugs Make Me Scream, France

The words I’m in a youth hostel tonight, won’t mean much without an explanation of last nights shenanigans with slugs in my tent. I awake in my one man tent at 2 am needing a wee.  Unzipping the tent, I jump out sticking my feet into my sandals. Squish. ...