Notice the colour co-ordination with tent and bike
This morning I decided that the campsite was good and the thought of a swim in the river was tempting so I decided to stay another night in Bright. The river water was cold (but not chilly) and I spent most of the day altenating between swimming in the river and lying on the grass in the shade of the riverbank trees.
For lunch I paid a visit to the Ice-Creamery - an establishment which had been higly recommended to me as the best place in town. I can report that their ice-creams are very good and the staff are friendly, but in my opinion the best place in town would have to be the pub which served me a continuous supply of cold beer last night. The Ice-Creamery would probably rate a close second.
The town today appears almost deserted, with very few people about. This is apparently a vast difference to the situation on the Australia Day weekend when I've been told it was bursting at the seams. Score 1 to me for missing the crowds.