It rained a little during the night, which wasn’t something that I had expected. Well, when I say that I didn’t expect it, I mean I didn’t expect rain in Baja in general, although I did notice some dark clouds rolling in just before the sun went down, and so had ‘tarped up’ the tent in preparation. In the morning, I hit the road earlyish, feeling refreshed for a long nights sleep. There were quite a few hills cycling Las Canadas to San Vicente, and the heat was quite intense, but overall nothing I wasn’t aware of and prepared for.
Cycling Las Canadas to San Vicente
I’ve read a lot of cyclists travel blogs who were cycling Las Canadas to San Vicente, and a good fifty percent simply don’t bother cycling it and get lifts. Obviously, I’m going to try not to do that, else I would be just a hitchhiker with a bicycle, and so I will be plodding along through the heat and the hills…. Hmmm, a lift sounds pretty good now I think about it! (Don’t worry, I won’t!). Here’s a picture of the hills in the distance, although its quite hard to capture the vastness of it all.
I reached the small town of San Vicente, and found a motel room for 200 pesos. With the exchange rate being approximately 20 pesos to the pound, its reasonable value, although I expect it to get cheaper once I am off Baja and onto the mainland. It was early afternoon when I had settled in, so I went for a wander around the town, re-supplied some and updated my site on the internet. I spent the evening watching episodes of The Simpsons on my computer.