The pace was commendable and I went through the 'Seven Hills' section with much less effort compared to past climbs, but I felt a latent fatigue and some stress on my chest. Something didn't feel right. And yet, I was more worried for Jim Becket and Zulfa, who was not eating enough food and drinking enough water.
|The protea flower is prevalent only on the 'Seven Hill' section on the Lemosho route|
At a midway point on the 'Seven Hills' climb we stopped for lunch and I was later interviewed for Jim Becket's documentary.
|As Jim Becket (left) stops to observe the valley below, Steve Kamau (right) steps up to a higher vantage point.|
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