Friday March 1, 2013, 52 miles (84 km) – Total so far: 307 miles (495 km)
Off at first light in the shadows of dawn with rear blinkie light flashing. The wind has lessened overnight and the flag at the caravan park indicates it should be pretty favourable as I head out of town.
The Sunraysia Highway (B220) has a good shoulder with decent surface for the 13 kilometres I’m on it. The Victorian “B-roads” tend to have a fair amount of traffic but don’t always have shoulders. There are quite a few semi-trucks already on the road as I revel in the coolness of the morning. The high today is only supposed to be 29C – excellent! Read more