OK, the last time we’ll post this exercise, but it might be useful for riders coming this way. Although zero gringo riders come this way. The Google maps says 286K in 5 hours 11 minutes, so again 54kph, despite most of it being a sort of highway
It was super hot today again but the humidity has dropped a bit.
This is a little longer at the beginning, but it’s an informative tour of the seaside town of Gopalpur, population 6700, so you get to see the whole thing. The rest is representative of the whole ride
And here’s a very special thing, a wedding procession outside one of the poorer towns. This is the first event of three. The next is in the evening, a feast, and the marriage in the morning. I have a feeling the groom is the shorter guy at the very beginning with the cloth on his head, I couldn’t figure out who the bride is. If you have an idea, post it in the comments