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GEEKS. Ethiopia, LAKE TURKANA ROUTE: DAY 7. Mango Campsite, Turmi. Sunday 18 October. Week 25, day 182.


Wild camp at old Kokai Camp – Illeret – cross unmarked and unmanned Kenya/Ethiopian border – Turmi/Omorate tarred road – Omorate – Turmi – Mango Camp.

Total distance travelled and time taken.

196km and 10hr.

Route breakdown and details.

• Kokai – Illeret police station, dirt roads/tracks decent enough if taken slowly. 30km and 1hr 50min.

• Illeret – unmarked border, minor tracks but not too testing. 21km and 1hr 10min. •

Border – tar of Turmi to Omorate road. Tracks as above. 54km and 2hr 45min.

• Tar – Omorate Immigration. 17km and 40 min (heavy rain).

• Omorate – Mango Campsite. Tar until Turmi. 78km and 1hr 15min (Wayne’s car in limp mode).