Kate Rawles is fresh off a month-long cargo ship journey, having spent a year cycling the length of South America solo, on a bamboo bike called Woody that she built herself. Needless to say, when we meet in a coffee shop near Russell Street she has a lot to say in the short time we had.
A member of the Adventure Syndicate, Kate is no stranger to long-distance cycling. She previously cycled from Texas to Alaska, to raise awareness of climate change. This time, in South America, she explored environmental issues, meeting people standing up against a giant gold mining corporation, innovative conservation projects, rainforest and a turtle-themed school. She now plans to write a book about her adventure.
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