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Sunset, let's try another tack tonight. Last night I didn't stay out after the sun had gone down and I should have known better that about 30 minutes after the sun had disappeared over the horizon one could get marvellous oranges and red with at the top the blue and blacks. Well I tried! Here are my results. Wish I had more foreground objects to …
Lunch stop at the Sankaber trailhead camp site. Sitting overlooking at the edge of the southern escarpment, the view and peacefulness was really great.
We then followed the northern escarpment eastward, before descending a little into the Kaba / Koba Valley. After that we climb up before we reach Gich Abyss and continue over a narrow …
Do I get up and see the sunrise? Peeped out the window at 6.40 am about when the sun will be appearing over the horizon and said "no". Wise decision as Michael, who was up at 5.15 am, said it wasn't worthwhile. Always tomorrow.
Toasty and warm inside thanks to the underfloor water pipe heating and insulation of the building. Slept …
After checking in had an hour's free time before being off at 3.30 pm for a brief 90-120 min warm up walk. Being at 10,700 feet or 3,260 m above sea level, I immediately felt the altitude taking my bags the short distance up to my bungalow with shortness of breath. How would I go on this walk?
What goes down must come up I thought as we …
At Debark we each needed to sign in at the National Park office. Because we had more than 10 people in our group, we picked up 2 scouts / park rangers with a rifle each to protect us from both animals and humans! We also had a guide BJ with us for the next 2 days in the mountain.
After lunch, it was time to head off. Just on the outskirt …