It was fascinating to come across this article in a scrapbook that I'm working on at the moment. Written by adventurer and keen cyclist Elizabeth Robins Pennell in 1892, it details the journey she made through Europe on her bike. This is something that I would love to do, and it is really exciting to discover more about individuals, history, (and even sometimes find inspiration!) from the books I work with. ERP sounds like one pretty cool lady!
The full extract from her travelogue can be found here: