We leave the house in about 26 hours...Bill is busy packing the bikes in their boxes...discovered that the clips for the front bags are on the touring bikes at the bike shop, so will have to pick them up later today. The bike ride free so long as they weigh less than 51 pounds (British Airways). We plan to pack one pannier with gels and liquids and one corkscrew! (for the wonderful wines we expect to taste)
Yesterday, I rode with 6 pounds after the last minute tune-up and so much easier.
Ten days after I graduated from Augustana College (1965), I was in Kashmir, India, in a houseboat...preparing to teach English as a second language at St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. What a long ways from a one-room country school house in South Dakota. Less than a year later, I traveled from Bombay to Dar es Salaam on a third-class boat to visit with many of my students who had traveled from East Africa to Ahmedabad for their education...
In 2006, we headed to East Africa to visit my daughter in Uganda, the country I couldn't visit in 1966 because of a revolution/revolt/d... full info