oct. 6, 2019 Live from the road

St-Blaise Hotel Bujumbura - Lake Tanganyika

Reported by Vasanti Niemz 3.0 km

A day trip to the border of DRC was cancelled, so we decided to take a walk and jog along the shore of lake Tanganyika close to hour hotel. Along the way we met another hippo - and aligator.

As always we met nice people who were eager to take a photo with us and learn more about the Peace Run.

Today the wind whipped up the lake - there were kite surfers - and local swimmers.

Enjoying the peace and power of nature.

Heading towards the Democratic Republic of Congo - the border is past a nature reserve only a few km away.

Meeting interested athletes along the shore.

Bliss in the water!

Two rugby teams, just back from an exhausting competition, enjoying the fresh water. Eager to have a photo taken with us and be in the picture!

Photo time all around! Sunday outfits.

Finishing with a soft drink for all.

The beach is well guarded - little peanut sellers have no chance to approach us, unfortunately.

Bujumbara road traffic.

Bujumbara vegetarian pizza - with "decorations" (pieces of meat, just for decoration!)

Torch carried by
Garga Chamberlain (Great Britain), Manatita Hutchison (Great Britain), Martina Šimoníková (Czech Republic), Phaedra Rosario (United States), Pierre Bell (Cameroon), Vasanti Niemz (Germany).  
Vasanti Niemz
The torch has travelled 3.0 km from St-Blaise Hotel Bujumbura to Lake Tanganyika.

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