Kilimanjaro Portrait of a Porter

Kilimanjaro Portrait of a Porter

Kilimanjaro This is a portrait showing one of the many amazing porters and guides who helped me to reach the summit of Kilimanjaro.  The photo is taken from my tent, I’m still wrapped in my sleeping bag with virtually all my clothes on.  It’s cold and...
Kilimanjaro | Moshi

Kilimanjaro | Moshi

This is one of those posts, that was in draft and should have been published a long time ago, but it’s too precious not to post now.  A recap of my time in Moshi before starting Mount Kilimanjaro trek. Day T – 3 Dubai – Kilimanjaro via Nairobi...
Kilimanjaro | Kit List & Hints & Tips

Kilimanjaro | Kit List & Hints & Tips

Kilimanjaro Whilst not a technical climb in terms of climbing capability and equipment, Mount Kilimanjaro is still a trip which requires a certain level of clothes and gear (Kilimanjaro kit list) which are suitable for the high altitude of the trip and presents would...

Kilimanjaro | Attitude not Altitude

3 Brits, 3 Brazilians, 1 Canadian, & 5 Americans and one Tanzanian meet in a beer garden ……….. Nope – it’s not the start of a joke – it’s the briefing session for an epic 8 day trek up Mount Kilimanjaro along the Lemosho...

Kilimanjaro | Summit to the Roof of Africa

Well – the title says it all – on 31st August I and the rest of the Di Moja team (the name we gave our little group of 12) reached the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro.  Woop, Woop !! I’ll write a fuller post about the trip soon (am currently relaxing in...

Kilimanjaro | Mweka Gate

Day 8 Last days of trips are always strange – time to say goodbyes to the porters and cook as well as to the Guides.  Time to reflect on the trip to take off the boots which have hopefully served you well.  Hopefully to get a certificate for reaching the summit...

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