We got of to an early start this morning, despite an late night last night, and were out of the campsite well before 9. We made great time this morning, despite gaining altitude, helped along by a healthy tail wind and extra rations of ‘Crusli’ for breakfast. The only set back was my breaking another spoke – it’s in an awkward position, with access blocked by the break rotor, so I’ll need to get it fixed at a bike shop.
We arrived in Salamanca well ahead of schedule but, it being Sunday, couldn’t find an open supermarket. So we had lunch at a bar and pressed on towards the campsite, hindered only by Lewy getting a puncture. We arrived in ‘Alba de Tormes’ earlier than planned, and had a great afternoon watching the last stage of the Tour de France in a bar before pitching the tents. The campsite isn’t the best, and we couldn’t track down any open shops, but managed to find a cheap resturant for dinner. It’s an early night for us tonight as we’ve got another mountain range to tackle tomorrow – although that might be a challenge as the bar next to the campsite is still in full swing!