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Wednesday, 4 June 2014
Brit ends 8,000 mile environ trip to Easter Island running & cycling part of the way
Susie Stephen has completed her 8,000 mile journey running (the UK), cycling (S. America) and flying in between from the UK to Easter Island. The finish will be a marathon size run on the Easter Island.
Susie had the goal of carrying out an environmental study and re-trace the 1914 anthropological study journey undertaken by Katherine Routledge focused on Polynesia.
After running much of the length (800 miles) of the England followed by a flight to Argentina to cycle nearly 1,000 miles across S. America. There she was challenged by cold and thin air of the Andes and thirst and heat of the high desert. Susie is an environmental scientist, marathon runner and yogi and has already and is carrying environmental research on her trip. She is a real internationalist as she lives in Hawaii, was born and brought up in the UK and went to college in Colorado, USA. You can view a video of her in S. America here http://youtu.be/5J2-ajRY7s4
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