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Kilimanjaro – Flashback – Day 3 – Shira Camp > Barranco Camp

Day 3 of trekking on Kilimanjaro, still in high spirits we set off for another day of walking.  The walk today was fairly flat in comparison to the previous day, not particularly strenuous. We hiked until lunchtime (hairy chicken legs on the menu again today!) and came to a cross-road on the trail…Do we go […]

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Kilimanjaro – Flashback – Day 2 Machame Camp > Shira Camp

Day 2 on Kilimanjaro, after a pretty crap night of constant waking up, feeling cold and an annoyingly overactive bladder, I actually felt ok, the diamox had kicked in and the nausea and headache had worn off…Thankfully! Time to sample the breakfast…. Generally consisting of hot dog type sausages, bread, cheese, pancakes and porridge, at […]

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Kilimanjaro – Flashback – Day 1 Machame Gate > Machame Camp

Day 2 was the first day of our challenge and what we’ve signed up to do, we awoke with excitement and nerves of what we’re about to let ourselves in for! After a lengthy drive in a cramped bus to Machame Gate (5718 ft), we waited very patiently to be signed in for what felt like […]

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Kilimanjaro – Flashback – 2011 – Moshi

After an 8 hour flight from London > Kenya and a connecting 30-40 minute flight from Kenya to the aptly named Kilimanjaro airport, we had arrived in Tanzania! We had only been on the ground for maybe 10 minutes when the drama started, we were asked pretty much when we got through the door to […]

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