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Stage 3
29-Jul-2015 03:15:30 AM [(GMT+08:00) Beijing, Chongqing, Hong Kong, Urumqi]

Day1 done and a long day it was with 48km to crack off. Think I came in 70th at about 8 hours. We started in the shadow of cotapaxi volcano – think mount fuji, perfectly formed, snow on the flanks, puff of smoke from the top. The early stages were up a track in the shadow of the volcano – as the smoke and sulphurous fumes rolled down the mountainside I heard a braying animal and a local came running towards me –“ quicka runa the mountain it is about a to explode-a” –“but how do you know?” – “it is a my animal-a he always makes a that sound when the mountaina  gets firey” “wow that’s clever – but how does he know?” “eets because a he is a Fire aLlama”. “wow he must be valuable?” ‘Oh yesa – he is always being stolen-a by the villagers from down the hill-a – but now he is protected –a so they cannot a get him” “why?” ‘Its-a my other animal – he goes wewahwewahweewah when the villagers-a come – because a he is-a Burglar  A-llama.

All fun in the tent – with the perfect mix of English and Italian – what could go wrong? Love to Shazz n Will – hope Cornwall is sunny. Look forward to any incoming support and abuse.

And so to tomorrow – when we are going to do it all again.
Toodlepip
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