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Summiting Kilimanjaro

Very early in the morning (around midnight), we begin our push to the summit. This is the most mentally and physically challenging portion of the trek.

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Climbing Kilimanjaro

Conquering the Heights

Last summer, I took on the daunting challenge of climbing the world’s tallest freestanding mountain; Mount Kilimanjaro!  Although at the time of signing up I saw it as a fun venture to take part in alongside my uni mates, I was not prepared for what was coming. 1,530 more words


Menggapai Mimpi di Atap Afrika, Kilimanjaro (2)

Part #2. Never Give up

Sejak berniat ke Kilimanjaro, kejadian demi kejadian mendera silih berganti. Suka dan duka. Awalnya aku anggap sebagai ujian dan tantangan. Namun lama kelamaan aku hampir menyerah juga. 933 more words


Kilimanjaro, day 7 - day 9

Day 7, Kosovo Camp, 4 800m

Kosovo Camp is not mentioned in many of the guidebooks nor is it marked clearly on the maps, and you will not find an excessive description of it anywhere. 1,749 more words


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