Kilimanjaro Summit Day

 Day 6 – Kilimanjaro Summit

My guide woke me-up around 10:00 PM, after some hot tea and biscuits and off-we go into the night. We faced strong winds on the mountain; it was literally pushing me away even though I am heavy! I stayed b…

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Kilimanjaro Trek – Days 3 to 5

Day 3 – Barranco Camp

We started the ascent, leaving behind us the moorland and moving into a more semi-desert. No more trees, just bare rocks. Mount Kilimanjaro was a volcano, hence lot of volcanic stones of different colors, …

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Kilimanjaro Trek – Days 1 & 2

Day 1 – Machame Hut

Machame route is considered the most scenic route, but also hard for first-time climbers. It is technical at some stages.  The bus drove us to Machame Gate (1,743 meters) where I had to sign my name in the r…

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