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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


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