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RacingThePlanet: Ecuador 2015 Blogs

Stage 2
28-Jul-2015 01:31:16 AM [(GMT+08:00) Beijing, Chongqing, Hong Kong, Urumqi]

Day 2 done. Feet suffering but doctors have patched them up. It was a beautiful 42km today and the first mountain climb…thank you matt chapman for the poles. They were fantastic and I will be clicking along with them tomorrow J Bring on day 3!

Thanks for the comments on the blog and emails. Much appreciated!

Ben
Energy: 8/10 feel good
Feet: 6.5/10 beginning to shred
Unusual incident: sending some of the volunteers back to check on what I thought was a dead body by the road under blanket…to then be told he was just drunk and sleeping it off…at 4pm on a Monday. Fair play.

Dilpa
Energy: 9/10 although I was up at 4am two days in a row
Adapting to outdoor life: 8/10 wore 6 layers of clothes today and that was just my upper body

1 COMMENTS

Oscar Fuchs

Posted: 29-Jul-2015 01:50:20 PM

Yes, the poles!! They were my saviour too. Sounds like you're doing great Ben, keep up the fantatstic effort! Oscar

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