Day 6 – 6 July

A young river Wye with a long long way to go


A gloomy start leaving Bala.          But the day soon brightened up

   Sheep have shown no interest in us, but cattle rush up to admire the bike

Delegates on the way to a conference on ‘Brexit: what’s in it for us?’ The road is steeper than it looks.  Happily all brakes were functioning.

     – Well, it is there, but shrouded in cloud behind the nearer peak on the right.  Will it be clear for tomorrow’s (now today’s) climb?  We are about to find out, after a night in a roadside pub call Pen Y Gwryd, ‘a classic mountaineers lodge where Hillary and Tenzing trained for the conquest of Mount Everest.’  (No, not that Hillary).  We’ll be in their footsteps (not in hers).

To donate to Mozambique health work:

One thought on “Day 6 – 6 July

  1. How beautiful – much more fun than packing boxes! I wish I was with you but send you love and sunny weather to speed you on your way. I hope you get to the summit – much love, Harry xxxx


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