The Words (and Voices) from Mbeya
photo of Stockholm Hotel campsite in Mbeya, 2008
With a decent internet connection in Mbeya last night, the rider blogs were being updated faster than we could read them. Here's a sampling…
I Wear Zip-off Pants by Catherine Hardee
Otherwise I wear spandex. I’ve tried to convince myself that bike shorts don’t look “that” bad. And that having a big padded seat doesn’t make me look like I’m wearing an adult diaper. I don’t find myself that convincing.
Flowing Waters and Streams by Paul Porter (audio blog)
Mbeya, Tanzania by Tim Thomas
These trucks are not robots, so the people who operate them are really the ones who are our lifeline. Although there have been a couple of times when one of the trucks has not been at its expected rendezvous, there has always been an effective back-up plan.
Big wheels keep on turning by Rick Wasfy
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM cold beer is something usually only available on rest days so I thought it was worth the chance to have one. It was great, but as cold beer does, it made me pretty hungry.