A short blog post entry from where I took a day off in Jaen, Peru when bicycle touring from Alaska to Argentina.
Rest day in Jaen
This blog post was written as part of my 2010 bike touring adventure from Alaska to Argentina.
A day off in Jaen to do a few odd jobs, like laundry, route planning, emails, bike maintenance and other things.
Giving my legs a rest was much needed, as was stuffing myself throughout the day with all manner of foods both healthy and junk.A particular favourite is vanilla flavoured wafers. Lovely !
I use time off like this at the beginning of a country to try and get a handle on the prices of things by generally buying a bit of everything. An almuerzo is between 2 and 3 soles in the cheap and cheerful places, finger bananas are 10 cents each, inca cola 1 sole , interent access 1 sole an hour and so on.
Beer is a bit pricey at 2.5 soles though… dreadful !