‘Put aside your fears and just go’: why every woman should read this travel memoir

In 1982, aged just 23, Elspeth Beard set off on a 35,000-mile solo adventure with only her BMW motorbike, limited savings and a steely determination to prove herself. When she returned to London two years later, having ridden through countries ravaged by war, witnessed civil uprisings and survived brutal accidents, she became the first British … Continue reading ‘Put aside your fears and just go’: why every woman should read this travel memoir