Posts made in February 27th, 2013

The Independent Blog: New fencing plan threatens wildlife. Is there is an alternative to this silent massacre?

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 in The Independent Blog | 0 comments

Two thousand and eight hundred miles; the equivalent of running between Lands End and John O’Groats three times! This is the distance my husband and I have now run through the continent of South America. And nearly every step of the way has been alongside wire fences; enclosing the sheep, cattle and goats that graze vast tracks of Chile’s and Argentina’s woodlands, grasslands and savannas. Before starting our 5000mileproject expedition to run the length of South America, neither of us had considered the impact that fences would have on our daily lives and the wildlife and wild places...

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“One shoe” episode and the latest news and thoughts from Tucuman

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 in Running | 0 comments

We’ve finally reached the city of San Miguel de Tucuman. We’ve been dreaming of reaching it for months, because it’s past the fold on our map! It means we are inching our way closer and closer to Bolivia and all things north- hooray! A few thoughts and news, including the latest “one-shoe episode”: We gave a TV interview for Canal 5 in Concepcion, Tucuman Province. Was fine- although we really are glutens for punishment, chatting in Spanish live….. Just before we were about to head off on the next running stretch, I realized that my Vivobarefoot Running...

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