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Born January 8, 1859,
Worcester, Massachusetts
Died January 22, 1925,
Cannes, France

Fanny Bullock was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, on January 8, 1859. Her mother was the daughter of a wealthy Connecticut businessman, and her father was a politician who was elected governor of Massachusetts in 1866. In 1881 Fanny married Dr. William Hunter Workman, who was 12 years her senior. They had one daughter, who spent most of her years in boarding schools while her parents traveled.

Bike trips through Europe and Africa

In 1889 Dr. Workman gave up his practice in Worcester because of ill health. The Workmans moved to Germany, which they used as their base for making a series of travels by bicycle throughout Europe. In 1895 they took a long cycling trip to Spain and then to Morocco, where they crossed the Atlas Mountains into the Sahara Desert in Algeria.

On their journey they carried just 12 to 20 pounds of luggage...

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