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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

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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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

How Many Miles did it take on the Lemosho Trail to summit Uhuru Peak?

How Many Miles did it take on the Lemosho Trail to summit Uhuru Peak?

We checked into our destination at the Kilimanjaro National Park Gate to register, pay park fees, hire porters and enter the Kilimanjaro National Park. 1,337 more words

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The Roof of Africa - Mt. Kilimanjaro, 5,895m a.s.l.

Kilimanjaro Hakuna Matata

Jambo, Jambo Buana, Habari Ghani, Izuri Sana, Wageni, Mukari Bishua, Kilimanjaro, Hakuna Matata, Tembea Pole Pole, Hakuna Matata…(repeat)

And so this marks the beginning of my adventure on Kilimanjaro. 1,628 more words

Kilimanjaro Summit Night Part 2 - August 2012 (post brought over from my old blog)

I was now fighting against my body it was taking all my strength to even move, my friend Tash suddenly keeled over throwing up on the side of the mountain. 992 more words

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