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bicycle tour, second trip, bright days ahead

Thirty five miles doesn't seem like a long way to ride, but it sure felt like it when we arrived at the State park. It was about a 27 mile ride to the ferry. We were several miles away from the ferry and could see it would soon arrive. Riding as fast as we could against a head wind, we made it in time to buy our tickets and board as the last walk-on group. The ferry ride gave us a nice break to rest and take in the water views.

After arriving at the next port, we rode another 7 miles to the campsite and camped under a forest of tall trees.



We woke just before sunrise and had our breakfast. We are travelling without a cooking apparatus. Since they are overnighters only, we freeze a small carton of milk the night before we leave. It is still cold by the next morning and we mix that with instant coffee. Not really great tasting but it gets me going. So far I like having everything prepared before we leave (nuts, dried fruit, crackers, cheese, deli meats, p&j sandw…