Women Adventurers Who Pioneered Overlanding
In celebration of International Women’s Day, Expedition Portal presents six women who have made adventure look classy, sassy, and badassy.
Augusta and Adeline Van Buren:
On July 4th, 1916, these two sisters took off from Brooklyn, NY on their respective 1,000 cc Indian Power Plus motorcycles and ended up in Los Angeles 60 days and 5,500 miles later. They were the first women to cross the continental United States solo by motorcycle, braving the harsh road conditions of the time, and counter