It does look rather picturesque, Nathan, but those hills and those temperatures
would put me off . . .
On 31 Aug 14, at 20:17, Nathan Wajsman <photo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I went on a reasonably hard, 81 km ride with 1000 meters of climbing this
> morning. Even though I left home at 8 a.m. to make sure that I was home
> before the afternoon heat set in, my Garmin still recorded an average
> temperature of 31C/88F and a maximum of 37C/99F during the ride. The maximum
> was likely reached close to where I took these two pictures. And I had not
> taken enough snacks, and this being Sunday, the shops where I would normally
> buy a couple of bananas (the cyclist’s staple) in the mountain villages were
> all closed, so I had to settle for a fruit bar I brought. But cycling through
> landscapes like these makes it all worthwhile, besides the fitness benefits.
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