Having spotted laundry facilities at the campsite the previous evening I decided I would take the morning off cycling to have some clean clothes to wear.
I soon joined back with the canal, which has some very large locks:
I stumbled upon a busy backerei and ordered the ‘New Yorker’ breakfast which could have fed a family of four for a week. I ate it all (never knowing when the next stop might be..).
Today’s cycling was lots of hills, but none too taxing. Lots of gravel paths too.
One village I went through had a volksfest going on – a beer tent, lots of food and lots of activity.
Someone had got creative with this fire hydrant:
Weather was on my side today.
And some more creativity with these toddlers jeans:
I reached my destination campsite at a decent hour (the sun was still out!) And pitched my tent by the river. Then headed to get dinner at the campsite – currywurst and fries. Here in the South, the dialect is very different to the North and I find it difficult to understand anything being spoken. Managed to get my order in though 🙂
This campsite is popular for kayakers and hangliderers. You might be able to spot some in this pic:
Eckersmülen to Irfersdorf, 56 km. Total so far = 1,399 km.