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Walking off Kilimanjaro

I awake at 0600 my internal clock seems set at this time permanently. I wonder if I am now a morning person? I wake John and he tells me of last nights dinner with its few attendees and nausea and vomiting that plagued some of our group. 691 more words

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Stout Tasting at Top Hops

After having a wonderful time at the Trappist tasting class last week at Top Hops, I decided to sign up for their Stout tasting class. Certified Cicerone Justin Crider took the class through a tasting of 19 stouts and porters from Europe and the USA. 1,242 more words

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Everest Trail Race #ETR2014 - Stage 5

Day 5 #ETR2014

Many say that the 16km route from Phakding to Tengboche is one of the most beautiful trails in the world. The view of the Himalayan peaks is beyond mind blowing. 313 more words

SIERRA LEONE: ' EBOLA HEALTH WORKERS STRIKE OVER NON-PAYMENT OF HAZARD PAY '

#AceBreakingNews – SIERRA LEONE – Nov.12 – More than 400 health workers involved in treating Ebola patients have gone on strike at a clinic in Sierra Leone BBC reported.  60 more words

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Summiting Mount Kilimanjaro aka The Longest Day

I wake in need of a stocked medicine cabinet to begin my day. Generally, I take no medications and back home while packing omitted two medications that I would gladly pay top dollar to have this morning. 3,255 more words

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Day Two Kilimanjaro

Altitude is a factor today, hiking a little more difficult. Polepole (Swahili for slowly) makes sense today and is so important it’s said every time we are passed by a Porter . 460 more words

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'Super-Human' 'Sherpas'?

OK first off, before we get started, a matter of definition that grates every time a newscaster reading their script gets it wrong…. The word ‘ 957 more words

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