Christian's Journal Entry for Day 32
: Today was a quick day but pulling 170 km made me a little tired and I just wanted to go to bed. The original plan was to stop in klpti but when I had arrived it was a little rough and seemed to be geared for the truck drivers so I continued to Chernigiv which was a little further than I had expected. Tomorrow Emmanuelle will meet me here in the afternoon so I didn’t mind a day that I could sleep in. I was surprised of my stamina for the trip; it seemed that I could push relentlessly forward without letting off. In fact, I had only taken 2 10 min breaks during the 8 hours.
Not the type of thing I want to do every day and when I arrived into town I couldn’t even stand on my own two wobbly feet. It’s nice to know the limits. I arrived in the centre of town at about 5 or so and immediately went for a nap until 9 pm. I toured around the town and ate at a small Ukrainian diner called McDonalds. I went to bed immediately after.....click here to read more
Emmanuelle's Journal Entry for Day 32
: This was the first time I was not going to beside Chris for this step of the trip. It feels strange but I think it s for the best. I will do the last stretch with him from Chernaviv to Slavutich. This extra day in Kiev gave me the opportunity to rest and relax. So after saying goodbye to Chris early this morning, I went back to bed and slept late.
In the afternoon, Dan and I decided to go to the Chernobyl Church to bring our flowers. The church is orthodoxe so in order to go in, I needed to cover my head with a scarf. The problem was that I had not brought any so Dan and I looked everywhere t ..click here to read more