Sunday: The 138 km ride from Ras Gareb to El Gouna went well, mainly due to the Mother of all Tail Winds!
There were times when Judith and I were cruising at 40km per hour on the flats, and it seemed totally unreal. Our average speed for the day was 24 km/hr. It would of been much higher, but we changed direction and had to fight the same glorious wind as a heavy head wind for the last 10km.
We finished Breakfast at approximately 6.30am, and due to our amazing cycling abilities (with a little help from the wind) we were at the Lunch Truck situated at the 70km mark by at least 9.30am, where we had a full on lunch (and we were staving).
Our accommodation at the Arena Inn Hotel was top class, and due to our early arrival, much time was spent at the poolside bar by a few of us more social riders.
However, it will be the last of our luxurious stays for quite a while, our next stay-over will be camping on the beach at Safaga.
|Breakfast at Ras Ghareb|
|On the road again...|