Mud and flood covered much of the route but a few sections were dusty as some of these pictures show. Above, Kullang hops over a railway crossing; left, Ambrosino’s clutchless Peugot kicks up pumice dust whilst, below, Salonen’s Datsun leaves a dust trail of more conventional colour.
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Mehta’s winning Datsun (above) cleans off some of its mud and, below, his adversary Aaltonen favours the old skull-cap helmet. On the right, Kleint’s Ascona is pictured in the vegetated coastal region near Mombasa, and below it one of the huge Ramchargers wades a small puddle.