Day 12 Tu, July 24 (101km) The Uneventful Day

Trip Start Jul 13, 2012
Trip End Aug 16, 2012

Loading Map
Map your own trip!
Map Options
Show trip route
Hide lines

Flag of Slovakia  , Nitra,
Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Despite having to bike 100km I slept in a bit and spent some time with Cat and the girls before heading South East to Komarno at the border of Hungary.

 It was a windy day but was sunny and the entire ride was pretty much flat. Just what I needed. It was close to 30 degrees so I had to adjust to the heat but managed alright.  My back was still stiff and it took over 20km into the ride before I could properly bend and ride normal. Not too much interesting on this leg - other than the ever popular destination of "Horny Bar" - I wonder if people take pictures of the town sign as much as they do for Dildo Newfoundland?

Just when I thought I would have a rain free day the minute I arrived at the Hotel it started to rain. It has only been 12 days in a row. Komarno is a twin city with the Hungarian Komarom and both are pretty quite places. 

I was in a slow mode and just was taking care of my back. I went for a walk around. there was not much happening so I decided to cross the bridge into Hungary on foot. Despite the Hungarian side looking like a throw-back to the old Communist days the first thing over the border was a 24 hour Tesco. I did see what appeared to be a very surgically enhanced porn star at tesco in a very skimpy outfit. All she bought was one very large watermelon. Kind of a weird site to say the least as she carried it out to her Mercedes and drove over the border to Slovakia.

It was an early night and  I tried to get a decent night sleep.
Slideshow Report as Spam

Use this image in your site

Copy and paste this html: