The weather forecast was for some rain, but the probability was pretty low. I therefore
A day of two halves. The first a shallow decent down the mountain river valley.
The second involved a steep climb of approximately 2,000 ft, which was great for both the challenge and the scenery (10 out of 10). And, to my great suprise we arrived on a most fertile plateau covered in wheat and other crops. Fantastic.
And according to the previous tour, tomorrow is meant to be even better!
Unfortunately there was some unpleasantness yesterday evening when a child accidently caused a section of my tent pole to break. Although the response from the child's father was less than helpful I was fortunate to have a spare section of pole for such occurrences and so the cycling adventure continues!