Posts made in January 10th, 2013

In the Frying Pan between San Rafael and San Luis, Argentina

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[start] We’re lying in a pool of our own sweat in a cattle pen. It was all that we could find. It was 1200 noon; too late. The thermometer read nearly 100 deg F. or 38 deg C. We have run our daily 20 mile fight and even though we woke up at 0500, we had to stop at a school for water, which wasted 30 precious minutes. We had planned this; we’d carried our full quota of water; 23 litres for the last two days and needed the next “injection” of fluid. The notice on the school bathroom read: “When washing your hands, teeth and hair- use as little water as possible. Water is life”....

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