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A New Adventure: Home to Athens (via the Marathon)

A New Adventure: Home to Athens (via the Marathon)

After a great adventure by kayak across the whole of Poland last summer, I am itching to get back on my bike for a new adventure. The bike allows for a much faster speed and easily accessible hot food along the route! I have always wanted to go to Marathon, Greece and run the original 25 mile route from Marathon to Athens that was taken by an ancient greek messenger. From where I currently call home (Katowice, Poland), there is…

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London to Auschwitz: WWII Liberation Cycle Plan

London to Auschwitz: WWII Liberation Cycle Plan

A couple of years ago I went on a trip to Eastern Europe to do two things. To experience the places that we have learnt about from history lessons and to visit possibly the most famous concentration camp: Auschwitz To trace back to my great-grandparent’s generation (on my father’s mother’s side) to their home expected to be in Chernigov (just north of Kiev) in the Ukraine This trip was extremely emotional and incredibly valuable to me; so much so that…

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