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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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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 – 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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