Day 1711 December 2019 in Tanzania ⋅ ☁️ 18 °C

Up at 6:15am for breakfast and 7am departure for Kenya border. Weather and Lake couldn’t be more different to last night. Sunrise was very beautiful and the surface of the lake is tranquil.

15mins into the trip and there’s a hazy fog from the lake with pearlescent sky.

View from truck window

I went to bed last night early and slept like a log for almost 8hrs but still woke up feeling tired, really tired. I wasn’t the only one. Most of the others said similar. This trip seems tougher than my Central Asian one last year. I’m feeling the strain now but resilient enough to adapt. I think the relentless pace is the cause but oddly enough, I enjoy having my life metaphorically turned upside down. I actually welcome and embrace change. We have 2 days soon in the Masai Mara in jeeps so that’s exciting. We also have a week in Zanzibar chilling over the chrimbo. I’ll be grand.

The scenery on this leg of the journey is stunning with many varied landscapes and wide open spaces to the mountains beyond. The sun is shining brilliantly and you would think the weather gods didn’t know what rain is. But they do and they’ll soon remember again.

The journey to the border is a short one so we’ll soon be there.

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