Articles from Field Dispatches
October and November were rough months for us, in which we were hit with a series of challenges that really set us back a bit. Unfortunately, this resulted in us getting a bit behind on our blog updates. I thought I would just give a brief recap here of some of the things we lost, and found, in the last few months.
A few days ago we had a minor breakdown. It was the day before I was scheduled to go to Tanzania. Which…makes it a bit more of a stressful breakdown.
One of the main support bolts came loose for one of the tie-rods. It fell out somewhere along the way from Talek to Emarti. We noticed it pretty quickly because the steering became erratic just after Aitong.