No clue what's going on with the hand pumping thing, but this is one of the joys that comes from hiking very muddy, wet trails. :D
Also, the lamba (piece of fabric tied around my waist that I am sliding on) has 53 documented uses (who knows how many undocumented!). I don't know how to hike without it anymore! :-)
Oh wait. Did I just try to upload a 9-second video? Silly me - this is Madagascar!
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