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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 1 photo

Climbing Kilimanjaro Day 1

First day climbing the mountain, we’ve cheated considerably. Our hotel was at 800m AMSL (Above mean sea level), the gate we drove to was 1800m. So actually we were a third of the way up the mountain before we had even started. However in fairness this would have been an easy climb, one which would […]

30Mar2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
Mount Kilimanjaro, Moshi, Tanzania photo

Mount Kilimanjaro, Moshi, Tanzania

Well it certainly is a first that I am writing about a place I am travelling to, as opposed to where I have been. On the 1st of September I will be making my first ever visit to Africa! Quite worrying after just seeing Blood Diamond, and what an excellent film. I am off with […]

7Jul2007 | | 10 comments | Continued