Super 8 Motel
Travel Blogs from Caulfield
... and must hang out in the room). Then it's back to the stream but other people have arrived and taken the prime spot. A couple of families with little kids are having a great time. We don't have much luck so head back to the room about noon to catch up on our sleep and reading. The heat of the day is not the best time to catch fish anyway. We do see some different wildlife here: ...
... down. "Just remember you're training" puffs David. It is rather like having to do one and a half Forest of Dean Classic Sportifs for 5 days in a row. Up, down. Up down. Up down. It's relentless for 102 miles. Day one done. 4 days to go.
Have you become a Phantom Rider yet?
Early start to our day about 9am off to Houston, MO about 62 miles.....My legs just never want to pedal today for some reason, I haven't felt like this yet on the trip.....and hope it doesn't continue.
We had a slight head wind not to bad and kept us cool so that was good. We are starting to see other cyclists going the opposite direction. Our first one was from Australia Alasdair Sinclair he was by himself and ...
... Lily became quite overcome by emotion and sprung a few leaks! We were certainly glad we stopped and surprised Lily with this wonderful experience. As well, we discovered that there was another series about the life of Rose, and we purchased the first book in the series. More reading to come, no doubt.
After the tour we travelled a few miles up the road to a RV campground and pitched our tent, the kids had a swim in the pool and we had 'franks and beans' for tea.
Just a few of her choice nuggets are:
- car engine cooking
- a weiner roaster (that also doubles as a roast-anything-you-need-roasted roaster)
- solar-powered lights
- pop-up tent (yay!!)
- a canvas cot/foam padding/sleeping bag trio
She is currently taking me through Camping 101. Campfire - ...