The Team

Marc-Aurele Brothier


  • I’m taking one year off from work to travel and do sports around the world.
  • I’ve been hooked into the project when Simon explained this great project; and it’s the kind of thing I’d love to do, so I couldn’t resist…
  • I’ve been racing in MTB in Switzerland for 4 years
  • My travel blog is

Simon Wraight


  • Currently in New Zealand, as part of a round the world trip. I’ve been on the road for just over a year now, having visited India, China, Nepal, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and Australia before New Zealand.
  • I got roped into this by Ollie (my cousin) and in turn, got Marco involved when I met him in Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • My travel blog is

Ollie Bray

Ollie Bray

  • I work for Learning and Teaching Scotland as National Advisor for Emerging Technologies in Learning.
  • I started cycling about two years ago and came across this route on the Internet.
  • Next I just needed a couple of crazy people to go with me (see below).
  • My other interests include open canoeing, sea kayaking, real ale and single malt.