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... slow up hill = sweat = sunscreen off = ouch = why is my aftersun in the back bottom of my locker). Camp is pleasant, kids, police, donkeys and cows but not much poop thankfully. First time with the toilet tents, and they are causing some problems with etiquette. Sign on truck says "No pooping in crops" so the if #1, use the road, #2 use the tent. Unless your female, use the tents. Yup, we are in Africa! oh, I won the stage too, just under 6hrs ...
... across Laura doing yoga in the serenity and relative coolness - the first time since we left Khartoum. And there was David (Snell) with his headphones on relaxing in the early morning sun on one of the sun-lounges by the pool. Wasn't absolutely sure about breakfast but managed my scrambled egg and piece of toast - others are on double breakfast orders, lots of toast etc etc. Managed to do a little sorting out of stuff in my room - but need to go ...
... The view was amazing from where I could see in the truck. Since not eating or drinking, nothing was coming out, so in the middle you sit. The dinner truck is still missing a window from the water tank accident (yes, the 200L tank came off the roof during the off road, no **** it's rough roads). So that's where the pukers got to sit, and the ******** by the door. Unless your the cranky old one, who sat where he wanted to and *****ed about it. Common sense seems to ...
... from some riders, but that don't understand the truck, me or I don't do sand/gravel/dirt/pebbles. Several are learning now how important a rest day is. I have not had an issue with sick/heat since just after Dongola. Others are getting really really sick. Laura, Sue, Karen, Dave, Marek, Andy, Mike, Doug all lost EFI that horrible day, and quiet a few people are sick from heat, exhaustion, roads or just sick. Not that it's TdA's fault, we have to camp where we are allowed too, but ...
... at the best hotel are not very
Today is Mike's birthday and so we went into town for break and visited the
old castles that were built in the 16 and 1700's. It all begun in
1636 when the Emperor Fasilides made Gonder the capital of the
country and built the first castle in the Royal area. After that each
Emperor built his own castle for himself and his family, no living
with in-laws for them like our Royal family. In all there are ...
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P.O.Box 182 , Gonder | 3 star hotelfrom $91