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Bring a backup camera!
GPS watch battery worse in cold, phone okay
Diamox makes me pee every 2 hours all night
Learn how to better pee into a bottle in my tent
Everything stinks when I camp
Keep the clean away from the dirty in my bag/tent
I brought way too much energy bars/gel/powder
Being vegan is fairly easy here
I didn't need MREs
While it was cold on the mountain, it wasn't that bad.
While it is hot in the desert, it's not that ...
... walls is amazing! From here no animals are visible, but Rajai says they are all over. We keep going down to the bottom, winding down the narrow dirt road on the caldera walls. As we reach the bottom, Rajai opens up the safari truck so I can stand up top and look out as we drive, and we immediately see animals all over! Zebra, baboons, wildebeests, Cape buffalo, lots of birds. We turn a corner and quickly see a huge elephant, just ...
And we did wake up to a perfect day. The large comfortable tents are spread amongst the bush and provide all comforts. Good beds, flush loos and a shower with hot water. Escorts are necessary after dark to and fro the restaurant tent but you just wave your lantern and a nice young man will come and collect you. The tents are sprayed each night and we had no Mosquitos. Outside in the covered entrance they even provide laundry powder and camp tubs with water for washing ...
If civilization can be summarized as cruelty executed with intellectual precision, the proud Masai are a people that have never succumbed to its allure. We visited a Masai village on top of Loita Hills in the Masai Reserve, where Steven, the very young but grounded local guide, invited us to sit and talk with him in his hut. It was a typical hut made of wooden sticks, mud and cow dung, about fifteen square metres big and 1.6 metres tall. In the ...
Travel Day! Long day in the truck. Some bad luck...these gravel roads... Rear window on truck got broken. We lost two lunches (we all celebrated that, except for the driver) and all permits that were stuck to the window. We had to go back and find the broken window to retrieve the permits in order to continue our trip. We ...