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Day 20 : Ukraine
Luts'k - Rivne

Total Km:
80 km
Av Speed:
15 km/h
Total Time:
13 h
Altitude acc:
450 m
29 ° C
sunny and hot

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Christian's Journal Entry for Day 20 :We woke up really early to find that we crossed a time zone and woke up late. Then we spent 2 hours in a bank to exchange money from euros into euros. Kind of hard to explain so I won’t even try this time all I know is that I paid 15 euros to do the transaction.

So we left really late towards Rivne and crossed the town of Lutsk in the process. The only thing I can say about this crossing is that I tried to buy a drink at a store and the lady wouldn’t unlock the fridge for me and the only thing she could say in English was "no drink... no drink". Utterly amused by this situation I couldn’t help but grinning just a little....click here to read more

Emmanuelle's Journal Entry for Day 20 : Ok, so it was not a dream! We had really slept in a bungalow in this magical, clean little **** camping resort in the middle of nowhere.

After a hardy Ukrainian breakfast, we picked up our bikes. Thank God they were still there! And hit the road. It was somewhat of a nice ride, I say somewhat because, the scenery was great and very different from what I had ever seen before, but the roads! Ah, the roads were rough! Holes and bumps, gravels and cracks were dancing in front my eyes! I had to constantly lift my arm to prevent it from being shaken up.

At 1pm I was already pretty tired so we stopped and Chris set up the hammock. I just crashed, oblivious to the constant noise of the crazy traffic!...click here to read more

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