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Towards My Kilimanjaro Adventure: Choosing Agency & Route

I have now made further plans for my trip to Kenya and Tanzania. For me ethical aspects are really important in life, so it’s natural they are important also when traveling. 303 more words

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Want to see Snow on Kilimanjaro? Better Hurry, Just in Case...

I’m back in Texas now but exactly one full moon ago I stood on top of Africa.  As I continued my slow march to the summit I watched the circular white disk of August 2016’s full moon slip behind the frozen blue-brown crags of a declining, yet still powerfully majestic, glacier near Kilimanjaro’s Uhuru Peak.   878 more words

Kili Series: How hard is to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro?

Welcome to the Kili Series! A 3 part series that will tell you everything you need to know to get you up and down Mount Kilimanjaro… 665 more words

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10 Things You’ll Learn While Climbing Kilimanjaro

There are many reasons why people climb Mount Kilimanjaro.  Some people climb it for fun, others do it in support of their favourite charity, some do it to mark a special occasion, and others simply want an adventure where they can push themselves to the max as they conquer one of the world’s Seven Summits… 419 more words

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10 years ago, in 2006 I worked on a volunteer project in Tanzania. We built 2 new school buildings for an overcrowded school in a remote village. 3,399 more words

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Kilimanjaro’s Glaciers: Will They Still Be Around in 2030?

Researchers have been studying the mighty glaciers at the top of Mount Kilimanjaro for over 100 years, and while some ecologists will have us believe that Kili’s glaciers are not going to disappear anytime soon, the majority of scientists and climatologists who have studied the mountain estimate that those majestic glaciers that have given Africa’s highest mountain its snow-capped appearance for 10,000 years, could vanish completely by 2030. 197 more words

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