Cowboys & Accountants
July 15 - 8:30am local time. Mileage 111549. Confidence is at an all time high this morning. After getting on the train last night over an hour ahead of schedule, we zeroed in on our chosen campsite without any incidents. I'll admit that there was one high speed, last second course correction, but it really only served to assure us that we had installed the roof rack correctly and securely. The weather wasn't a whole lot better in France, but the campsite was. Instead of an already saturated field, we stayed in a proper campground and had a couple of trees and the car to tie our big tarp to, so we woke up warm, dry and well rested this morning. After hot showers, Jim fired up the Bistro 300 and we had eggs and bacon for breakfast. If I can figure out how to upload a picture, you'll be jealous.
Today, day 2 of the rally, brings us our biggest challenge to date. We're going to attempt to drive through Paris and by the Eiffel Tower with no GPS type assistance. We did buy a road atlas for all of Europe yesterday which at GBP11 was a steal. It looks Paris only has 5 or 6 streets running in each direction, so hopefully today shouldn't be too much of a problem.
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