As part of Women's History Month in March and International Women's Day on the 8th, we are conducting a series of interviews with interesting and inspirational women in travel. From adventurers to conservationists, guides to rangers, there are some amazing women out there, and here's what a few of them have to say.
The third in our series is adventurer and award-winning architect Elspeth Beard. In 1982, Elspeth embarked on a two-year solo journey that would take her around the world on her beloved motorbike - the first British woman to do so. From the outback of Australia to the mountains of Nepal, Elspeth has travelled through some fascinating places. The great stories behind these places and her achievement as a solo rider have now been, rightfully, turned into a brilliant book, which you can also buy on Amazon! We talked to her about her journey and to find out more about her very cool experiences.