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Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro
 
   
   
   
   
 
 
 
 

Prologue - << Start here

 
 
 
 

Day 1 - To the Mountain

 - Purple mountain above the clouds

 - A tiny airport and a distant hotel

 
 
 
 
 

Day 2 - Village under the Mountain

 - New friends and borrowed gear

 - The village and the waterfall

 - Meeting more new friends at the hotel

 - 101 ways to die on Kilimanjaro

 
 
 
 
 

Day 3 - First leg through Rainforest

 - The guides and the porters

 - Polé Polé!

 - Mandara – The Huts in the Forest

 
 
 
 
 

Day 4 - Heathland of the Lost World

 - Beyond the Treeline

 - A Cocoon of thick Fog

 - Horombo – The Huts in the Heathland

 
 
 
 
 

Day 5 - The Martian Desert

 - The Marangu Hotel Route

 - The Martian Desert

 - Finding Yourself on the Mountains of Insanity

 - Kibo – The Huts in the Desert

 
 
 
 
 

Day 6 - Life’s Tough at the Top

 - Breakfast before Midnight

 - Watching the Boots in front of Me

 - Jamaican Rocks

 - Following the Crater Rim

 - Achievement

 - It’s all Downhill from Here

 - Awoken from Frozen Slumber

 - The Main Route back to Horombo

 
 
 
 
 

Day 7 - Conquering the Mountain

 - How Disabilities only Increase Determination

 - The Long Descent

 - They Sat according to Pecking Order

 - Final Farewells

 
 
 
 
 

Epilogue

 
 
 

Blog from today:
Kilimanjaro

 
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12-20 August 2011

 

Mount Kilimanjaro

Tanzania

 

03°S
37°E

700 - 5895m ASL

 

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