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Kilimanjaro – Going on Safari and visiting a Masai Mara Village

To finish my series of Kilimanjaro posts, I’ll be talking about the last few days of our time in Tanzania…a time for relaxing! From Kilimanjaro, we headed straight to the hotel, some slept, some took a well needed shower, I jumped in the swimming pool and just floated and collected my thoughts from the last […]

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Kilimanjaro - We did it!

Kilimanjaro – Flashback – Day 7 – Last day!

Day 7 on Kilimanjaro had arrived, it was greeted by a mixture of relief and of sadness that the trip was nearly over, that we’ll soon be going back to the ‘day-to-day’ (dare I say boredom?) life back in the UK… Before setting off, we had a group photo with all the team and the […]

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Uhuru Peak

Kilimanjaro – Flashback – Day 6 – Summit night

Day 6 (technically we’re still in Day 5 right now) on Kilimanjaro, the night we were all waiting for had arrived.  The few hours we were meant to sleep was probably the longest I’ve ever experienced, all I can remember was the howling wind and thinking “Sh*t, we’re walking in this soon!” Woken up at […]

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Barafu Hut

Kilimanjaro Flashback – Day 5 – Karanga Camp > Barafu Camp

Day 5 on Kilimanjaro, and after another restless nights sleep we headed off to the next camp Barafu (High Camp).  I started to feel really tired almost immediately into the walk, the sleepless nights were really starting to take effect and I began to trail off behind the rest of the group instead of with my […]

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Barranco Wall Top

Kilimanjaro – Flashback – Day 4 – Barranco Camp > Karanga Camp

Day 4 of the trek up Kilimanjaro and my favourite day of the whole trek, why?  The Barranco Wall, that’s why! Before I arrived in Tanzania, I had heard lots of things about the wall, so I decided to research what the wall actually entailed and I have to say when I was looking at […]

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