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Up, up and away! The adventures of a 72-year-old adrenaline junkie

Geriatric Traveller blogger Maura Ward has travelled to over 60 countries, taking inspiration from her global adventurer son, Johnny

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Maura Ward paramotoring in Mae Rim, Thailand.

Maura Ward paramotoring in Mae Rim, Thailand.

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Syria

Syria

Afghanistan

Afghanistan

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

Burkina Faso, West Africa

Burkina Faso, West Africa

Serengeti marathon

Serengeti marathon

Maura and son Johnny on a balloon safari over the Serengeti

Maura and son Johnny on a balloon safari over the Serengeti

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Maura Ward paramotoring in Mae Rim, Thailand.

A self-confessed adrenaline junkie, Maura Ward has travelled to more than 60 countries, including North Korea, Iraq, Syria and Eritrea, despite suffering from arthritis and Parkinson’s disease.

"Life is definitely for living,” she says, talking from Chang Mai, Thailand, about her blog Geriatric Traveller and the hashtag she uses #nevertooold.


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