Again averaging 5 kilometers per hour, Kyle trekked through the adjacent towns Wijchen and Beunigen from and back to Nijmegen in almost 8 hours! Today, the weather was wonderfully dry but cool, in contrast to the previous 2 days. There were clouds all over, but only enough to shield them from the scorching rays of the sun.
He started off from the Wedren at 5:38 and was able to return at 13:33 in the afternoon. He did have some pains on his legs and big toe — but he shortly recovered with a little rest, refreshing shower and a little nap. By 6:30 in the evening, he was ready to enjoy the sumptuous meal prepared by our dearest hosts. Using fresh vegetables from her own garden, Marianne whipped up a delicious dish with couscous and shrimps! We all then took our desserts while watching the Vierdaagse journal from the local channel, Omroep Gelderland.
Kyle has now retired to bed, after a foot massage with the aid of a coconut based body lotion (from the Philippines, courtesy of an uncle). Tomorrow, he is set to start at 6:15 in the morning, with a forecast of rain and brief thunderstorms!!!
Kyle was in one of the scenes in a TV news program of the Vierdaagse. It was taken at the start of the first day (17 July). Watch out for him between frames from 11:00 to 11:05 minutes:
As for the collections thus far, we received 110 Euros more in the bank account today – thank you so much to our sponsors! Your generous contributions will surely go a long way for the orphans of extrajudicial killings and other human rights violation victims in the Philippines.