I woke up this morning to clear blue skies – hurrah! I put the tent in the sun to dry whilst I had breakfast and then packed up and got underway for my normal time of 10.00 am. Nothing I do seems to make me any earlier. For the third morning running I had a flat tyre, and although its obviously a slow puncture, I couldn't be quite arsed to change the inner tube. I'll suppose I'll have to at the point that it becomes a real nuisance, but for the time being I have a bet with myself that I can nurse it into Whitehorse. Todays destination was another state run campground at Lake Creek, with a stop off at White River RV Park to pick up some supplies. 2kms from the RV park, I came across a sign which said closed for the season. Bugger. I was desperatley low on supplies, and so the next few km's I was absorbed with how I was going to make my food last. Suddenly, from nowhere, a sevice station not marked on any of my maps appeared. As well as having a fine selection of rocks from the surrounding area, they also had some basics, so I loaded up, and was much happier, although $13.75 lighter. Tragically over budget once more. The days cycling was pretty easy, and at last I could see the countryside I was cycling through, which was great. I reached Lake Creek mid afternoon, and opted for the not paying at all options – which worked just fine.
A song which has been going around my head all day….. enjoy !!!!