DAY81 Bonzac-Libourne(-Genissac) 12.8km (France)
Leaving Bonzac as soon as the sun rose.
Just 12 km away from the start, I felt something wrong with my buggy VIENTO2.
I couldn't go straight, It went to the left side naturally.
Weld part near the suspension plate on the left side got broken down.
When this happened I was in Libourne. It was very close to a cycle shop VELO LAND.
I rushed into the shop and asked the owner if it could be repaired but he said a special component was necessary.
I packed up my baggy into its own bag.
I had no transportation with heavy luggage.
I asked a taxi driver how much it cost to Portets 33km from Libourne.
He said it was about €70. So I cancelled today's B&B in Portets.
Instead I booked another B&B in Genissac, 10km south of Libourne.
Trying to pick up a taxi, but it was not easy in a country side because most of people have cars. I spent 1.5 hours on the road side. I got back to the cycle shop.
Cristian, the owner of VELO LAND was kind enough to call a taxi for me.
A taxi driver was a good guy too who loves Japan very much.
He asked me many questions about Japan.
About 20 minutes I arrived at B&B but it was a bit too early for the reception.
The owner showed up soon. Florence spoke English and I told her about what had happened today. She gave me some information about what I should do with the solution.
Anyway, I need to take a rest for a while.
*Today’s Distance: 12.8 km
*Total Distance in Europe: 3045.8 km
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