Well the day has dawned...quite early for most of us. The bikes are packed and ready to go and at 9:30am we are riding out of Kigali. We’ll be saying goodbye to our friends at Wellspring who have looked after us so well, inspired to ride to support their incredible work in education and ready for whatever awaits.
A lot of people have asked me are we really ready? Well, we’re as ready as we can be, but you never know what the road is going to throw at you. In that though, we have some excellent bikers and some great support and we’re confident we’re going to get where we’re going, Which by the way, is the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda, our first stop, We hope it is penetrable, as it’s where some of the team are going on a trek to see the Gorillas.
For now, we’ll leave you with Tolkien’s words from the Lord of the Rings that seem appropriate.
The Road goes ever on and on
Down from the door where it began.
Now far ahead the Road has gone,
And I must follow, if I can,
Pursuing it with eager feet,
Until it joins some larger way
Where many paths and errands meet.
And whither then? I cannot say.
See you in Uganda.