It seems I'm not very good at this linking business but basically 2 brothers from Mexico started out with $100 and bicycled from Mexico to Canada. It took them 80 days. They ran out of money in Chicago, other Mexican folks took up a collection for them and got them just over $500. They continued to Canada, ended up going to university here, met and married Canadian women and had families. One of the gentlemen has a daughter who is a Canadian recording artist and after reading her dad's diary urged him to bring it into the public and there is going to be a film to recreate it.
I thought it was pretty amazing. It was on CBC radio this morning so I'll try to go re-link.