We’d towed around 100km already, what the hell lets do it some more, we’d become very efficient at towing averaging around 70kph on the flat ground heading to Bayamo. I knew the road back to Santiago, I’d ridden sections of it before, maybe half was freeway so the best road surface Cuba could offer.
He smiled, “you probably don’t know that nobody uses that road anymore, it has river crossings and gets remote…but it’d be fun on those bikes unless it rains tonight.”
It rained all night long, torrential rain!
We got up in the morning, he asked “pavement or glory?’
We made this hill climb that is way steeper than it looks, the locals watched amazed that we would attempt it and then informed us there’s an easier road off to the right as this has only been used for foot traffic for years, haha!
meeting helpful people and goofy looking dogs
We spent just over a week in Antigua, we specifically came here this week because of Semana Santa (Holy Week) not because we are religious but for the spectacle of one of the most amazing ceremonies in the world that has to be seen to be believed
Robin de Leon might be the most inspirational story you’ve read this year