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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

Adventure Travel

Travel is ripe for adventure. Going to new places and meeting new people is exciting. Tasting new foods, hearing different languages and getting to know local customs are all invigorating. 583 more words

Twelve Things To Know About Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro That You Will Not Read Elsewhere

In early July 2015, I traveled to Tanzania to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.  I took the Rongai Route from the north to the summit.  I descended the mountain on the Marangu Route.   1,969 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


Recap: Mount Kilimanjaro

Punchline first: we did it! We reached Uhuru Peak on June 27th after more than 10 hours of hiking in the dark and the cold. It was everything everyone said it would be: challenging, intense, rewarding, amazing. 819 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

Post CFSIA: Stonetown to Kilimanjaro

So much has been crammed into the last week and a half! I’m writing this from an Internet cafe in Moshi (the Union Cafe, which is quite excellent if anyone is ever in this corner of the world and wants some relatively fast WiFi and superb cheesecake). 1,224 more words