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The map shows the position of which the pictures for the day are taken (if any). The start and finish markers are placed at the first and last valid registered position. This is not nessesary the actual start and finish position, if GSM or GPS signals was not available.
Distance today: 40.0 km (Accumulated: 14703.8 km)
Elapsed time: 03:41:44
Start 10:07am. roadsign "M. Andei 103Kms" at exit of Sultan Hamud", 112km S. of Nairobi, on the main road to Mombassa. 19c, half o.c. and l. wind. Finish 15:53pm. At white wornout roadmarker [please see exact loc. on live-gps], 330km W. of Mombassa, on the main road to Mombassa. 29c and same.
- Kilimanjaaro :-)) !!!
Finally got back to 40km stagelength (has been Difficult to beat the lazyness after short stages in Nairobi;-)
And the reward: Shortly after we set up tents, just getting ready to eat our safari-dinner - rice, corn, tuna and banana & fresh mango - the clouds lifted in the Horizon and from one Moment to the Next, Kilimanjaaro stood beaming w. its glaciers right in front of us. I may not have seen anything as Amazing across any of the continents !!
- please take a look at the live-pic & see for yourself: (login/sign up at middle of this webpage). Choose the pictures just before the end of todays run, 11. July, & Compare w. the pic. 3 hours later at ".. setting camp" in the next data set of that days entry.
- Its the same horizon. But suddenly there is a 6000m mountain behind us; Africas tallest & the only w. glaciers along w Mt Kenya, 500km back :-)