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CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MT. KILIMANJARO

Standing tall as the highest mountain in Africa, you would think Kilimanjaro is used to all the attention she gets. She is the world’s highest free-standing mountain, was declared a National Park in 1973, was declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1987 and even got named one of the Natural Wonders of Africa in 2013. 653 more words

Travel

Mount Kilimanjaro: My Journey

Four more steps. The sun burns down on my face. I am so cold I can barely feel it.

Three more steps. Stop. Breathe. Look around. 3,222 more words

Adventure

It's a Fucking Mountain

Today is special because today we begin a great trek.  We are going to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. This mountain is the tallest on four continents, it stands 5895 m tall, that’s around 19000 feet if metric is tough for you. 850 more words

Travel

Marangu Route

Since the time of the first conquest of Kilimanjaro in 1889 a number of routes of various levels of complexity were paved: semi-wild and well-equipped, for beginners and more skillful climbers, as well as such that don’t require additional time for altitude acclimatization. 594 more words

East Africa

Kilimanjaro by the Machame Route

There are 6 standard authorized TANAPA routes for Kilimanjaro climbing and one special route for the descent. These are two tourist routes Machame and Marangu and the camping routes Lemosho, Shire, Umbwe and Rongai. 496 more words

East Africa