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Updated: Mar 3, 2023

Stage 43 (24): Babati to Singida



Waking up about 4:30, it seems to have stopped raining. Poking my head out the tent flap quickly corrects that impression; not real rain, just drizzle. Can’t say that I feel great, and this is soon confirmed after making it across the road and back. Lightheaded a bit, apart from the issue with my plumbing. Thinking about the ride, I decide to exercise some discretion, and take a longer view of what’s facing me over the remaining 6 days of this section. It’s hopping on board with the lunch truck for me; I’ll ride a half day from lunch spot, and try to recover.


Even the half day isn’t a cake walk, as temperatures again get into the mid 30s. But eventually, I reach Singdida and a relatively flash hotel. No rooms, but grass on which to camp, and showers not to mention swimming pool. I’m in there soon enough - wonderful.


A scrumptious dinner while we look out on Lake Singdida … should sleep well tonight.


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David Williamson
David Williamson
Feb 24, 2023

Smart play Kit - you’ll pick up soon. Tell me if there is anything I can bring…

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Emma Campbell
Emma Campbell
Feb 24, 2023

Hope the sleep and decision for shorter day pay off feel better riding tommorow

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