I thought it might put closure on the planning stage of the trip, and open the door to the many miles, and the many days ahead.
All of the paperwork has been completed, and all of the necessary visas are in place. I’ve done a quick check in with a few folks along the way, and now it’s time to load up the bike, and head out.
I’ve really enjoyed all of the planning. Somehow, I find all of the complexity to be very calming. But even with all of the hours of planning, each time you check things over, you find a little mistake, or a way to improve the route, or a great place to stop, or a scenic overlook, or (well, you get the point), anything you can imagine. So, planning is never really completed, but it sure does give you one hell of a starting point.
Wednesday morning, at about 7:00 AM, I’ll hit the road, with Ralph tracking in his X3, which is beginning to show its age. We’ll make our way to Charlottesville, VA, where we’ll hang out with friends for drinks and dinner.
So, bon voyage,
until next time