After sixty four hours of travel my plane begins it’s descent to reach the most southernly town in the world, Ushuaia. It’s impossible to open my eyes wide enough to take in the incredible uninterrupted snow capped peaks that make up the worlds longest mountain range, the Andes. Stretching 7,242 km, this mass of mountains seems stuck in an ice age more suited for giant dinosaurs than a Scottish girl and her bicycle. I gulp hard knowing I will pedal through such difficult terrain.
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Hi World Bike Kids! South America is the continent I flew to. Did you guess right in the previous blog post? Look for South America on your map. How many countries are in South America? I flew into a town called Ushuaia at the very bottom of Argentina. This town is also called ‘The End […] Continue reading →
Hi World Bike Kids! Let’s learn about continents. Have you got your map ready? In the last blog post you found the 10 countries I have already cycled through. After Turkey I got on an aeroplane and flew to a whole new continent! There are seven continents of the world. Can you identify these on your map? […] Continue reading →
Hi World Bike Kids! Hopefully you’ll have a map of the world to look at for this blog post. I began cycling around the world in 2014 and have already cycled through 10 countries. These countries are listed below: France Switzerland Italy Slovenia Croatia Bosnia & Herzegovina Montenegro Albania Greece Turkey Can you find these […] Continue reading →
This is the bicycle I am cycling the world on! It’s made by a British bike designer called Simon Stanforth and it’s name is The Kibo. The frame is made of steel. Steel is very strong and can be repaired easily. You can see my bike has bags on it. These special waterproof bags are […] Continue reading →
Welcome World Bike Kids! My name is Ishbel and I’m from Scotland in the United Kingdom. You are joining me on a very exciting journey as I am cycling around the world solo and have been since 2014. World Bike Kids gives you the chance to see the world as I pedal it and learn […] Continue reading →