Wrapping up the Nubian Arch house before the rains
The last day of work as we finished up the main vault. Inside is incredibly comfortable, cool and breezy despite the heat. I've set my hammock up inside to take advantage of the space and spend my down time there with a good book.
Adventures in the South of Senegal
It did not come to this. After giving up ground I decided to fight back. I found two sturdy bamboo sticks and began marching back towards baboon territory, beating the sticks to make noise and drive them away. It worked, and my path to the other side was clear but for their copious droppings.