Cheers from Sao Sebastio
So how does one recount the first three days of a tour when it already feels like a week or even two?
We have covered over 450km. We have been hot and we have been wet. We saw some of the most beautiful coastal areas in the world. The Mata Atlantica rain forest is as stunning as one would expect and the dozens and dozens of little and not so little islands seem as if someone have laid them out in the azure colored ocean. We have climbed quite a few hills, and we have rolled down from quite a few hills.
And of course there are already individual stories. On second day I was slowly climbing another hill, when I came across Tim and Ronda while Ronda was wiping herself heartily.
When I asked what’s up, Tim volunteered “we are having a rainforest moment”.
Tim who is a bit faster up a hill than Ronda stops on the top, picks up a flower and being the gallant gentleman that he is when Ronda arrives he gives her the flower.
As he done several times this morning Tim picked up a flower, not dissimilar to the one he gave her before.
Ronda in appreciation puts the flower in her cleavage. Well this time, within seconds Ronda began to itch and her skin turned red wherever the flower touched.
And it was at that moment that I arrived on the scene.
Fortunately the itching did not last and we cycled happily ever after to lunch.