Kilimanjaro | Barranco Camp

Day 4 – Today is an important day for acclimatisation – we climb high to Lava Point and then descend and sleep low at Barranco camp. This is one of the reasons why I chose to do the Lemosho route. Hakuna Matata and...

Kilimanjaro | Mkubwa Camp

Day 1 Always the most exciting and nerve wracking day of the trek -the day when you get to test out if you brought what you should have done in your pack and start to take in to sheer beauty of the environment in which you are walking as well as to start to test your...

Kilimanjaro | Whilst I’m Trekking

There’s a good possibility that I’ll be out of range of a good enough signal to blog, but hopefully I’ll be able to tweet a little as my trek progresses. So whilst I’m away, here’s my final infographic of the trip and also a reminder of...

Kilimanjaro | Ready to Go

So near and yet so close !! I start my climb tomorrow – and can’t wait ! I’m writing from the garden of the hotel in Moshi surrounded by trekkers who have either done the climb – some successfully and others not.  Or, like me, are excited to do...

Kilimanjaro | Fun Facts & Figures

Here’s a few facts & figures about my prep for Kilimanjaro which I’ve pulled together over the last few days :-     Mount Kilimanjaro Kilimanjaro is 19,341 feet high it’s the 4th highest mountain in the world It’s one of the 7...

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