Cycling in wind tunnels – Day 9 #TransAfrika

“If you are heading down the mighty Yukon and the wind is not blowing in your face then you are heading in the wrong direction”
(A quote often told to rookie mushers who are planning on mushing the Iditarod).

When we entered Zastron for a lunch snack, the ominous afternoon wind started. It continued growing while we slept for 20min on the grass in the shade outside of the courthouse. By the timers left ZStron for Foux I’ll

Today started at 3am riding towards the Southern Cross and finished at 8pm
Cycling towards the same constellation. Looking at the distances and our current headwind luck – we should get to Cape Town by the weekend.

Garage breakfast at 3am

Change of scenery

If it looks like it is shimmering in the heat – it is.

Wepenaar has a great vetkoek & mince recipe

Zastron

Sunset while fighting the headwind again.

Desperate for sleep.

-p
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Find your line. Go beyond it.

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