Guide Feedback – Colombia

Posted on Nov 25, 2013 in Guide Profile
Guide Feedback – Colombia

“Colombia is one of the most welcoming and exciting new destinations out there. The cities are vibrant, the landscapes lush, and the coffee as fresh as it gets. It’s no wonder that cycling sensation Nairo Quintana is doing so well on the road biking scene. He’s got a great place to train!” Carolyn Werry, Toronto, ...

Guide Profile – Mechanic To The Pros

Posted on Nov 25, 2013 in Guide Profile
Guide Profile – Mechanic To The Pros

Gray & Co. guide Luciano Bianco just raised the bar last week with his new certification as an official USA Cycling mechanic. From electronic shifters to the latest in wheels, Luciano is a terrific resource and addition to any bike journey around the world. He particularly loves the biking in Mallorca, Spain, a favourite of ...

Guide Profile – Isabelle Gray

Posted on Aug 27, 2013 in Guide Profile
Guide Profile – Isabelle Gray

Isabelle Gray (appropriately named La Belle Isabelle by a recent group of travellers) is a dynamic member of Team Gray & Co. Born and raised in Belgium, she moved to sunny California upon completing a degree in Interior Design and working as an event planner. When she’s not hiking, spinning, training for a half-marathon, or ...

Guide Profile – Luciano Bianco

Posted on Jul 15, 2013 in Guide Profile
Guide Profile – Luciano Bianco

As a certified bike mechanic, Luciano Bianco is passionate about fine-tuning high performance bikes. He also enjoys researching new bike routes, coaching both novice and experienced riders, and learning about the latest trends in the bike world. His most recent Gray & Co. adventures include Oregon and California–a long way from his homeland of Uruguay. ...

Guide Profile – Carolyn Werry

Posted on May 6, 2013 in Guide Profile
Guide Profile – Carolyn Werry

Canadian-born Carolyn Werry is Gray & Co.’s newest recruit. Her passion for travel was ignited by a year of volunteer work in Thailand and Kenya–followed by a degree in Business and Italian at the University of Edinburgh and a stint in London that saw her working for a cutting-edge software developer. Since joining Gray & ...

Guide Profile – Maurine Sullivan

Posted on Dec 15, 2012 in Guide Profile
Guide Profile  – Maurine Sullivan

From her homebase in Austin, Maurine Sullivan loves exploring the nearby Texas Hill Country on two wheels. Her numerous cycling accomplishments include biking across America. Moe’s degrees in Physical Eduation and Exercise Physiology, 20+ years in the field, and a robust passion for language, art, food, and culture make her a perfect fit for leading ...

Guide Profile – Silvia Pasqualetti

Posted on Oct 10, 2012 in Guide Profile
Guide Profile – Silvia Pasqualetti

Silvia Pasqualetti enchants Gray & Co. travellers of all ages. From her homeland of Italy, she guides custom journeys in Puglia, Sicily, the Dolomites, and the Veneto. This savvy, multilingual dynamo has also led trips in Mallorca, Provence, California, and Texas. When not guiding, Silvia helps athletes reach their peak performance through sport psychology and ...

Guide Profile – Paola Sartori

Posted on Dec 28, 2011 in Guide Profile
Guide Profile – Paola Sartori

With more than 12 years of guiding behind her, Paola Sartori is a petite, multi-lingual powerhouse known for biking and hiking up any hill with ease. Her ability to delight Gray & Co. travellers extends from the vineyards of Australia to the chic boulevards of her native Buenos Aires. Her impeccable taste ranges from detecting ...

Guide Profile – Brian Budgeon

Posted on Sep 28, 2011 in Guide Profile
Guide Profile – Brian Budgeon

Man on the Move Originally from England, Brian Budgeon now resides in Puerto Varas, Chile, with his wife and young child. “As a professional photographer, I was always drawn to locations with stunning natural landscapes,” explains Brian. “With the Osorno Volcano and the snowcapped peaks of Mt. Calbuco and Mt. Tronador as a dramatic backdrop, ...