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RacingThePlanet: Ecuador 2015 Blogs

Stage 6
01-Aug-2015 03:52:16 AM [(GMT+08:00) Beijing, Chongqing, Hong Kong, Urumqi]

Oh Jimmy Jimmy, Jimmy Jimmy Jimmy Anderson. Thanks for the update on the Ashes. Rest day in camp before the final short day to the finish line tomorrow – the person behind me is 90 mins back – so I can  amble in. Camp today has looked like a MASH unit – the majority with gruesome feet injuries. I did make it down to the local river for a bath in the mountain waters and most invigorating it was – apart from dropping my soap in the first 30 seconds. Sod it.

I must apologise for the very rude blog of last night – if It made it out via the censors. On the basis of not wanting to shock too many people I will not tell you about the llama, camel and RTP lady who walked into a bar – make up your own punchlines..

On considered reflection , and as the pain is subsiding, Ecuador is an excellent country – mountains, pasties and all. If Julian Assange makes it out of the Embassy he may enjoy his destination.

I must jump, as my tummy is rumbling and my next destination is the black pit of doom that is the toilet – wish me luck.

First beer is 20 hours away..

4 COMMENTS

Tony Grosse

Posted: 01-Aug-2015 10:13:32 PM

Dear old Dave, I must be getting old, I can't for the life of me remember how to sponsor your epic effort for the Children's Surgical Centre. Which buttons do I press? Help! Love, Dad again

Scott Greenwood

Posted: 01-Aug-2015 09:54:44 PM

Well done David, nearly there! Beer and hopefully an Ashes series victory to look forward to very soon.

Tony Grosse

Posted: 01-Aug-2015 09:39:48 PM

Notwithstanding the llama/Rhea stories..very well done so far, you are nearly there. Keep going old son.You'll deserve your beer and we'll be drinking to you this end. Looking forward to Arsenal beating Chelsea tomorrow! Love, Dad

sarah Furby

Posted: 01-Aug-2015 12:14:46 PM

Congratulations on completing the long haul....hope you survived the black pit and can find yourself another bar of soap. keep the rude ramblings coming, they entertain the 'oldies' no end. Listened to England's moment of triumph with Dad yesterday and thought of your momentous efforts at the same time.....enjoy this last bit, Sis x

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