Peter Root and Mary Thompson in an undated photo (Photo courtesy of Jerry Root)
Last week we covered the sad story about British Bicycle Bloggers Mary Thompson and Peter Root, who were tragically killed in Thailand after bicycling around the world since July 2011.
I didn’t personally know Mary or Peter, but their untimely deaths have nonetheless significantly affected me emotionally. Their bicycling journey around the world has both fascinated and inspired me, while their deaths have saddened me.
Unfortunately, their blog – TwoOnFourWheels.com – in which they chronicled their round-the-world bicycle odyssey, has not been working correctly since their deaths.
As a result, the wonderful stories of their fascinating bicycle tour around the world may go to the grave with Thompson and Root.
In order to preserve the memories of their remarkable journey around the world, I have used the cached version of their website to retrieve a few dozen photos from their bike tour and I created a YouTube video with one of my favourite songs, “Hear You Me”, by Jimmy Eat World.
It was admittedly impossible to compile this video without shedding tears. I hope their journey inspires you as much as it inspires me.
Rest in peace friends, and may angels lead you in.
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