Murphy’s Rescue

Murphy’s Rescue

I was told by a vet that Maria was healthy, but I had a bad feeling and was cycling her to Dogs in Brazil shelter, some 400 km away, to get a second opinion I trusted. Read Maria’s Story Here. A few days into our journey I passed through a tiny village and...
Maria’s Story

Maria’s Story

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...
The Dark Clouds of Brazil

The Dark Clouds of Brazil

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...
World Bike Girl 2017

World Bike Girl 2017

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...