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
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
It began like all other wilderness adventures: gear check, hydration, journaling, and silent prayers of a successful, safe, and serene journey; save one major detail: my guts were executing a mutiny/evacuation combo from both ends. 1,371 more words
The answer is: it has lots of trees and even more rain! Today we walked for four hours in the pouring rain. It feels so surreal to be writing about our first day of walking on Kilimanjaro. 1,442 more words