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Tuesday, 16 February 2010 - 14:30

Day 137 - Sun 14 Feb - 12,851km, Alembe, Gabon

I feel sorry for Leo’s wife as he clearly only has feelings for one lady this valentine’s day – Madame Coca Cola! His obsession goes beyond his business interests and can only be described as a passionate affair. Morning, noon and night, truer love I have never seen and on an admittedly long day through some breath taking tropical scenery, he polished off over 4 litres of sweet goodness. I also discovered that much like my malt loaf love affair he has also been carrying around emergency supplies (a 2 litre bottle no less) to provide psychological reassurance on the road! He also guiltily confessed to sneaking off for a massage while I tried to sort my visa in Yaoundé! Not planning on going far today we expected Alembe to be a town and were a bit shocked to only find a cluster of wooden shacks, one of which we’ve been offered to doss on the floor of for free. With no phone signal we weren’t able to contact our other halves (sorry Hel, I did think about you as well as malt loaf!)

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Malt Loaf and cycling

Hello Rob,

Your friend Colin(from bad tri) told me about your adventure across the Africa. It looks like you are raising alot of money and having fun cycling with malt loaf in the pockets. I certainly know how that feels, having consumed about 50 of them on training rides last year :) your not alone in the soren obsession!!

Keep the legs spinning, see you back in bristol!

From ashley,


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