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But you sure are beautiful...

I’m struggling to start this post, as it’s going to be a beast of a story and I’ll never manage to cover all my experiences, feeling, thoughts and fears… Before I jump straight into the fact that by the grace of God I managed to summit the great Mt Kilimanjaro (spoiler alert), I need to start from the beginning of my trek :) You might want to make a cup of tea and settle in… and then make another cup of something… 3,806 more words

Understanding Landscapes Barranco Camp on Machame Route Mount Kilimanjaro

Barbie, Hi there Kitty, Princesses, Fairies, Butterflies, Flowers, Dora the Explorer, and My Littlest Pet Shop.

If what you read above stirred your curiosity and curiosity in… 395 more words

Kilimanjaro - The Roof of Africa

Hakuna Matata Kilimanjaro!

I wanted to write a separate blog post for this part of my recent trip to Africa because it’s a completely different experience in itself. 1,661 more words


The Machame Route

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For Kili, there are a few different routes you can choose, depending on various reasons. 691 more words

Roof of Africa: Mt. Kilimanjaro

Location:  Tanzania, Africa
Altitude: 19,341ft (5,895m)
Cost: $1,400 – $3,000 + Flights

Mount Kilimanjaro at 19,341ft (5,895m) above sea level is the highest mountain on African Continent and the highest free-standing mountain (not part of mountain range) in the world. 192 more words


Attempt 1 - Machame Route

My first visit to Kilimanjaro was on the Machame route as part of a group of around 30 charity trekkers.  I’d been on treks to The Great Wall of China, Machu Picchu, Iceland and Namibia so was used to multi day treks, the only unknown was the altitude.  289 more words

Tanzania 2014 - Kilimanjaro

Time for a bucket list item! Climbing a ‘very high’ mountain is something I always wanted to do. I considered climbing the Kilimanjaro before but I always let my doubts take the best of me (Isn’t it too hard for me? 2,467 more words