We had only 100 degree water to drink after Ness City.
Twenty miles out of our destination, we took refuge in the shadow of a silo, the only object large enough at 1pm to cast useable shade. The temperature was probably 105 and the winds 20 mph. We stayed there until 4:30, which was a mistake, since the temperature never dropped and the wind actually got stronger.
Bill and I got into Dighton at around 8:30 and immediately hit the ice cream stand. There an entire group got out of their car to offer us the air conditioned space. So sweet. We also met the sag driver of a family trio attempting to cover 8,000 miles. She suggested a really local hotel, which was cheap and would cater to cyclists. Perfect. We ate at a well stocked 24 hour convenience store where we met 3 westbounders. They had heard of the 3 Amigas, but since they had always been one step behind, felt they must be phantoms. It was quite late when we concluded business and collapsed.
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