Alex on Camel, Egypt
Butchers in Moshi, Tanzania
Remarkable Rocks, Kangaroo Island
Summer Palace, China
Dorota on Brighton Beach

Archive for April, 2008

Travel photos temporarily moved photo

Travel photos temporarily moved

Hi everyone, my travel photo gallery has temporarily moved whilst I am working on the new blog template. Since upgrading to version 2.5 of WordPress there are some scripts I was using to intergrate the gallery which are no longer working. I haven’t had the time to get fixed, but they will be back as […]

6Apr2008 | | 10 comments | Continued
Back from Kilimanjaro, in Moshi photo

Back from Kilimanjaro, in Moshi

I tried so hard to lye in bed as was so knackered from the climb but due to the habit of getting gup at 0630 I was wide awake. I went for breakfast and most of the others had the same problem and were there too. We got taxis into town and were jumped on […]

6Apr2008 | | 2 comments | Continued
Climbing Kilimanjaro Day 6 photo

Climbing Kilimanjaro Day 6

Ok now i am feeling incredibly so knackered! It’s 4am and we have a 7-8 hour trek to the summit, it’s so cold here at Barafu camp 4600m. I am so glad for my brother Kyle lending me his thermals. It is pitch black and we will be walking like this for 1.5 hours. Thanks […]

5Apr2008 | | 6 comments | Continued
Climbing Kilimanjaro Day 5 photo

Climbing Kilimanjaro Day 5

Well after a reasonably relaxed trek up to Barafu Camp the clouds are scatted being able to see Africa as well as its sky. We will be ascending either around midnight this evening or 0400 tomorrow morning. Either way I’m not going to get any sleep. Everyone else is asleep in the tents i just […]

4Apr2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
Climbing Kilimanjaro Day 4 photo

Climbing Kilimanjaro Day 4

Today was our first lye in, we didn’t need to get up until 0700. After the world’s worst breakfast consisting of cornflakes with hot water and milk powder we set off to Karango. It’s only taken about 5 hours to get here. Lots of ups and downs but now we are at the top of […]

3Apr2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
Climbing Kilimanjaro Day 3 photo

Climbing Kilimanjaro Day 3

Ok I am so dehydrated, my mouth feels as dry as a nuns crack athletes foot. The atmosphere is like a sponge sucking me dry. It’s 0630 again, and the tent is completely frozen. This is going to be a cold day. Yet again I’m scared for my head. It’s never come this close to […]

2Apr2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
Climbing Kilimanjaro Day 2 photo

Climbing Kilimanjaro Day 2

Wow I slept almost a full 9 hours, unlike everyone else. It’s so worth buying a proper expedition down bag.. thank you Mum for my awesome Marmot bag xxx Up at 0630 our cook brings mugs of Milo to our tents. (Milo is like a watery malt hot chocolate drink.) I manage to get one […]

1Apr2008 | | 0 comments | Continued