Day 6 - 😴😴😴
Gosh, I’m so tired it’s 8.30 and I’m already in my bivvy. Going to write this super quick and then snuggle up.
46 miles today
A much better start as I was warm and managed to sleep well in the bivvy, I used a foil emergency sheet under my mat, my towel on top of the mat, gloves in thermals on bum cheek that touches the side!! Then took jacket off and I got warm enough that I was slightly sweaty this morning and that was with the main flap open and just the net zipped up. Such a relief!! It was really nice to wake in the night and see the moon and stars. 🤩🌙✨
Also a great view to wake to.
So as an earlier start, I aimed to get 20 miles in and then stop for my first coffee of the trip, the reason I don’t plan lol......well I got my first puncture that my tubeless tyres didn’t self seal so I needed to plug it. Well all good I have the kit do thought would take a couple of mins, a chat to a guy on the campsite I’d pulled into and then wrestling with the tyre as it really is not as easy as in the instructions. So much so I had to come up with my own way to get the plug in, but booooooom it worked!!!! 😀
I like to celebrate successes no matter how small as this is a tick in the box of another thing learnt 😊. As much as no one wants these challenges I actually need them so that I can learn now how to deal with them, all part of the reason I’m out and about at the mo.
Lunch break time, I couldn’t seem to eat enough today, proper felt hungry at times! Nice view....
Watched some kids playing with a kite on the beach, was really sweet, they were just having so much fun.
So tonight I was planning on finding a youth hostel and staying 2 night so I could have a day to recharge, rest my sore bum!! Do some washing as I pong and chill and read. I hadn’t realised how jam packed they get at weekends and so I’m in a campsite I rode past and 🤞🏻🤞🏻🤞🏻🤞🏻 I can get a hostel tomorrow and go splat!!
My spot, loving the noise of the stream 💚
That’s me done, I’m going splat now.
More pics from the day….
Ooooooo nearly forgt my off roading up this hill to then be scared back down it by a grumpy farm dog 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 I’m dreading the wild dogs in the US, they will eat me alive! 😳