After all these wild beasts life had to go on. We headed on to Lake Natron even if some traveller’s stories about modern Maasai culture seriously tried to discourage us.
At 10 pm we had to get up. We drank some tea, ate some biscuits and got into 5 layers of different clothes, scarves, caps, gloves against the freezing temperature at 4600 m and expecting some more rather cold weather at 6000 m.
The 2nd evening we enjoyed the view from this camp to the famous Barranco Wall. This wall is famous of being the major obstacle to climb Kili.
We had a cook when climbing Kili. He had to do his job supplying us with all sorts of delicacies. To do so, the porters carried all kind of foodstuff up to the mountain.
The climbing company had their own hotel they booked us into – something like a railway station; coming and going of all sort of people for 24h a day.
After some very intense and close observation in all the countries we have travelled to, we discovered a much more widespread, maybe even a transversal ethnic, with some similarities in all countries.
We had not yet our all-important visa to enter Mozambique when we arrived at the border. We crossed at a very small post. The local authrity was a little bit overwhelmed as he had to handle two foreigners at the same time in a correct manner.
Well, some African roads may be a little bumpy. This definitely applies to the road up to Livinstonia in Northern Malawi.
As Swiss citizens we need a visa for Malawi. However, unfortunately the high commission moved from the old premises to new ones,
Coming out of the Tankwa Karo National Park we had some minor problems. One of our brand new (!!!!) tires burst.