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... back to lighten the load. I did fit my wunderlich CNC levers –much to the amazement of the he,an campers next to me. So I extolled the virtues of German engineering much to their amusement. A short run into town started with a iffy moment as I turned out of the camp site onto the wrong side of the road - luckily for me another bike was coming the other way at a reasonable pace. Knowing that turning while in Europe ...
A short drive of 27 miles along the coast to the historic village. When I last visited it some thirty years ago there were few tourists. Shortly after we arrived three busses arrived and disgorged gangs of them - we retreated to the outskirts of the town were there were only hikers walking the Pilgrims trail. Around 13:00 the busses gathered up their flock and left and we returned to the town to wander through the old streets ...
... any traffic or trucks and everyone seemed to be sticking to the 120 km hr speed limit...so when in Rome. Recognised a few bikes from the Ferry couple of GS1200's and they wave their boots at me as passed. Off the main A8 highway and back into a road that seemed so familiar a gorge with tight twisties - just a few caravans and slow vehicles to pass. Saw a couple of bikers who also had GPS issues at the port both on GS1200's. Caught them up but reminded ...
Arrived around 10 am - very fortunate rooms available so able to shower and clean up. Car in basement garage ideal for working on dynamo. Took cover off dynamo and cleaned commutator then attempted to adjust 3rd brush. Unable to move it eventually gave up and removed battery - after a struggle, have to remove baseplate of holder first - and took it upstairs to charge. When connected to charger showed ...
... enough is enough and ride to the nearest campsite and set up the tents.
The campsite is on the cliffs between two sandy coves. It is a bit like the north Cornish coast, rocky and wild. This coast does not appear very touristic. Llanes is a working town, no glitz or glitter, no postcards or silly hats. There are a number of campervans and tents on site but nobody looks like they are on holiday.