Of course, the major news of the day was the rain. Despite my solid preparation of placing the Panasonic Lumix TZ5 in a plastic bag…. the rain was so hard that I was literally gasping for breath amongst the raindrops. I’m not a very good swimmer, but I feel I’ve improved my technique after this ride. Also when it was too wet to take photos, I took video!!! Bring your wetsuit and I hope to have that uploaded in the coming weeks… stay dry readers!