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8 APR - Near El Triunfo, Honduras

From: Peter Birch (
Date: Wed Apr 12 2000, 03:31 PM PDT

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    I don't seem to have a problem with being too cold anymore. It is
    DAMN HOT. At the moment, I am sweating like a pig inside my bivy sack, having
    retreated inside to avoid the swarm of insects outside. I don't dare unzip,
    or a flood of guests will join me.

    The terrain today was strange. Instead of continuously climbing and
    descending, it was actually...flat. I don't know if I remember how to ride on
    flat terrain. Unfortunately, it is also low elevation and therefore hot.

    My bronchitis seems to be getting slowly better. Hopefully the trend will

    Tomorrow I am staying on a Nicaraguan farm, after being invited by someone I
    met yesterday. Then I ride to Leon, Managua, and Granada.

    Tegucigalpa was the nastiest city I've visited in a long time. Give it a


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