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The Summit Gained

TANZANIA | Tue, 1 Mar 2016 | By tiltingwindmills | Views [315]

I had always wanted to climb Kilimanjaro; it seemed so quintessentially Africa, its snow capped peak rising above the serengeti plain. Since I knew I would be traveling to Africa, it was an absolute must that I make climbing Kili part of my itinerary.... Read more >

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Kili or bust

TANZANIA | Mon, 22 Feb 2016 | By tiltingwindmills | Views [328]

Just landed this afternoon into the sweltering heat of Tanzania; after subzero temps in Iceland and rain in Paris and Brussels, sun and sweat was a welcomed change. It was much as I expected it to be: a single long runway in the middle of a desert plain.... Read more >

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Kilimanjaro – Day Five of the challenge – Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Mon, 28 Dec 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [713]

Woke and I knew we were in the arctic zone; well it was obvious all night.   Today’s four hour walk to base camp at 15,300 ft. it became clear we were allot higher, the air was allot thinner, it was allot colder and the wash of clouds ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, hard work, kilimanjaro, summit, trekking

Baby Steps towards Tony’s Kili adventure (guest blog)

UNITED KINGDOM | Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [887]

STOP PRESS: Baby Mattravers has arrived safely! Another milestone reached, pretty much on schedule… I met Tony Mattravers about two years ago when he was in the midst of losing weight in order to go wing walking. It didn’t take long ... Read more >

Tags: fundraising, helping others, kilimanjaro, planning, preparation, trekking

The Animals of Kilimanjaro

KENYA | Wed, 6 May 2015 | By anthonyshock | Views [678]

After settling into my lodge at Kilimanjaro, I was back in the jeep and off to watch some game.     We kept a lookout, and firstly spotted plenty of buffalo grazing among the grass.     A few zebra ... Read more >

Tags: amboseli, anthonyshock, kenya, kilimanjaro, safari

How do you follow the last blog, Surrounding yourself with the right people – Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Mon, 9 Mar 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [642]

In the last blog two weeks ago I was talking about having a vision, goals to aim for and the need for having plans to achieve these, not to mention the small item of having a baby a couple of weeks before I climb Kilimanjaro. With this news, a crazy ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, charity, climb, kilimanjaro, summit, tanzania, trekking

To Tanzania, first sight of Kilimanjaro & the Wavy Dong!

KENYA | Mon, 26 Aug 2013 | By grahammac | Views [582]

26th August Nairobi to Moshi (Kilimanjaro Launch Pad) & the Wavy Dong! Altitude: 800m, ie 694mmHg or 91% of O2 available at Sea Level (although the percentage of O2, 21%, remains the same) My SP0 2 : 97% Woke up at 3:45am. Body still on ... Read more >

Tags: kili, kilimanjaro, moshi, nairobi, tanzania, traffic

The Beginning.........

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 1 Aug 2013 | By grahammac | Views [868]

Hi everyone!   Here is my blog or online diary of my trip of a lifetime to Kilimanjaro  in Tanzania & altitude sickness allowing, a climb to the top.  Followed by a short photographic  Kenyan  safari to ... Read more >

Tags: altitude, dragoman, g adventures, hiking, holiday, kenya espresso safaris, kilimanjaro, photography, trekking, wildlife

Photos: My Scholarship entry - Worthful of Simplicity

TANZANIA | Sun, 13 Jan 2013 | By hastutiishere | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Hi, I'm Hastuti. I'm an Indonesian. I like reading, cooking, and writing. I am working and learning with disabled people and make device for them. I like to observe many things, even if it is just the bubbles produced when a water is boiling. I also ... Read more >
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Tags: disabled people, kilimanjaro, travel scholarship 2012, whelchair

Kilimanjaro: Land of Ever Beens

TANZANIA | Mon, 28 Mar 2011 | By chrisaknight | Views [764]

The coldest we’ve ever been.  The highest we’ve ever been.  The most exhausted we’ve ever been.  The dirtiest we’ve ever been.  The most exhilarated we’ve ever been.   At 19,344 feet, Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest peak in Africa and the largest ... Read more >

Tags: kilimanjaro, tanzania

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro!

TANZANIA | Sun, 10 Jan 2010 | By christina_wallace | Views [1351]

Dear readers, I am pleased to announce that I have returned from the Kili climb completely intact.   Furthermore, I would like to share the fabulous news with you that I MADE IT TO THE TOP!!!    Seven days of grueling hiking, six nights of soggy ... Read more >

Tags: camping, hbs, hiking, kilimanjaro, stinky, tanzania

Merry Christmas!

TANZANIA | Fri, 25 Dec 2009 | By christina_wallace | Views [657]

I’m writing this on Christmas morning from the KIA Lodge just outside Kilimanjaro airport (and Mt. Kilimanjaro herself).   This isn’t getting posted until later because, well, despite the exorbitant amount of money I’m paying for this hotel (it’s ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, christmas, crappy travel days, kigali, kilimanjaro


USA | Sat, 17 Oct 2009 | By tracy | Views [685] | Comments [2]

Ok, so I just spent 30 minutes detailing my first day at Kili and the computer died erasing everything.  I'll add the good stuff later, but for now here is a summary. We took the Machame Route, also known as the "Whiskey" Route.  Our guide's ... Read more >

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Springlands Hotel,Moshi

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 21 Aug 2009 | By anoop | Views [557]

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Tags: kilimanjaro, moshi, springlands hotel, tanzania

pole pole up Kili

TANZANIA | Wed, 1 Apr 2009 | By houdyman | Views [1268]

10 hours, 11 stops for pineapples, firewood, oranges and mangos, and 2 flat tires later we arrived at Moshi, the gateway for us to Kilimanjaro. We were a little pissed at this having seen the bus we would have taken pass us 3 hours before and watching ... Read more >

Tags: kilimanjaro, trekking


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