Dover to Cygnet
- on Wednesday, 17 January 2018.
I was on the road early and followed the coast road which was very pleasant. It was another beautiful day with blue skies forever.
Once on the highway, traffic was busy.
I stopped at a road side stall and bought some plums, apricots and a jar of orange marmalade. The vendor had a sign on the stall saying, “If you choose to steal my produce, I hope you choke”. I liked their style! The plums and apricots were yummo! The orange marmalade is absolutely delish!!!
I stopped for a break and to take a pic of a sailing boat I was gaining on. Whilst on the jetty taking the pic, I ended up having a long chat to a bloke who is living on a 26 Ft motor yacht and sailing around Tassie. He lives on a FINN 8 and was extolling its virtues. He was a bit of a character, had his cask of Chateau La Kar-board, which he was drinking out of his high class coffee mug! I sort of wouldn’t mind doing the yacht thing for a couple of years, but not in OZ.
From there I carried on to Huonville where I did a ram raid on Woolies, bought a new shirt from the Op Shop, the last one I got is falling to bits after only 2 years, an utter disgrace considering the price I paid! [free…], I rode around Huonville looking for power points, no luck so I hit a park bench and sampled my new found culinary delights.
After a couple of hours of lounging around I headed off to Cygnet, where the camping is cheap, arriving here after an hours riding. The pedal assist came into its own as there was a head wind the whole way.
All in all, a pretty cruisy 70 Km-ish sort of a day.