– The adventures of a solo round the world cyclist –

Day 527 (Myanmar Day 15)

I knew in the night that I wasn’t going to feel very good when the day came. I woke with a headache and a sore throat. I still have a headache and sore throat now, though it hasn’t worsened. I decided not to leave Yangon and instead see if I get worse throughout the day. I’ll still see how I feel in the morning, but I’m fairly committed to going even if I feel sick. If I don’t go tomorrow then I won’t have enough time to enjoy my ride into the north of the country. I had some more interesting conversations with Jeff and got some more great advice about cycling. The more I meet people with a life overseas, the more I want one for myself. Depending on what purpose I find for myself, I could be very happy living in a foreign country and possibly happier than if I was home in Australia. Why? That is still something I am trying to work out, but one reason is that being in new places is more stimulating for my mind and I need lots of food for my very active mind.

Day 527 (pic)

Beautifully grungy

Accommodation $ Guesthouse
Distance ridden today 0km
Total distance ridden 14,176km

2 Responses to “Day 527 (Myanmar Day 15)”

  1. Roelof Gort

    Mark. You are right. Its very inspirating meeting people of other countries and cultures.


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