Christian's Journal Entry for Day 25
: Emma and I awoke and packed as usual but today Larry will replace Emma so I removed the modification and raised the seat before breakfast. Emma slept in and I left at 7am sharp. The road was unbelievably flat and straight for about 20 km and aside from some minor parts that were under repair, remained that way for the rest of the trip.
Larry was the physical education teacher from the center and was as strong as a tractor. He kept up really good despite the strong head force winds. I spent the day using mixed one word sentences like "roadgood" or "rainno" or "15good25tired". By the time we reached half way Larry was sweating a little and he had stopped talking all together. He was tired but I still couldn’t shake him. He was still keeping up....click here to read more
Emmanuelle's Journal Entry for Day 25
: I was able to sleep in that day because Larry had volunteered to take my place for a bike ride of 100 km to Ivankiv while Vlad accompagnied of his son drove me to the community center of Ivankiev. How nice of them to come up with this idea.
We met Chris and Larry on the road approximatively 15 km away from Ivankiev. Both were tired but happy. I was impressed by Larry because it was the first time I think he's biked so far in one day. He is a strong man!
We escorted them with the car and had time to take pictures in front of this huge egg which stands in the middle of a crossroad. Inside the egg there is a secret message for generations ahead that was written long time ago by some villagers.....click here to read more