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No. 5 Ngaje Ngai, "The House of God"

In the morning it was dark and cold. We were wakened at 6:00 am by a porter who shook our tent and told us to get up.  3,146 more words

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No. 4 Impatiens Kilimanjari

July 16, we woke very early and easily. It felt like Christmas morning and we were filled with anticipation. A lot had to be done before departing for Mt. 2,990 more words

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No. 2 She's Coming in Twelve-Thirty Flight

The morning of July 13, the day I left Washington, I felt nauseated, overwhelmed and paralyzed with fear. What had I been thinking planning to go on this trip alone, and with so little time to plan and prepare! 1,086 more words

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Day Minus 6 - Kilimanjaro - Route Options July 14th 2014

These are the route options as such (see below). I didn’t really debate, create excel sheets to choose one of them.

I am married to the guide and the group I am going with and whatever comes with it, so there wasn’t really a choice there. 406 more words

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Climbing Kilimanjaro!

On Friday, June 27th I reached Uhuru Peak at 6:20 AM. I was absolutely elated to be up there but I was barely registering what I had just done. 4,350 more words