Kilimanjaro Climbing Routes – Which One is Right for You?

When we booked our Kilimanjaro Climb, I was surprised to learn just how many routes there are to the ‘Roof of Africa’ – and that this magical mountain offers six different passageways to cater for every age, every fitness level, and every budget. Everyone who attempts to climb Mount Kilimanjaro has one goal in mind…

Climbing Kilimanjaro – What Goes Up Must Come Down!

When a lifelong dream becomes a reality, I believe that one of the best ways to preserve those precious memories is to put the experience down in words. A diary, a notepad, or in this case, a blog, are great tools for remembering, sharing and reliving those highs and lows that come with an extreme…

Climbing Kilimanjaro 7-Day Machame Route – Day 7 Summit Attempt

When a lifelong dream becomes a reality, I believe that one of the best ways to preserve those precious memories is to put the experience down in words. A diary, a notepad, or in this case, a blog, are great tools for remembering, sharing and reliving those highs and lows that come with an extreme…

Climbing Kilimanjaro 7-Day Machame Route – Day 6 Barafu Camp

When a lifelong dream becomes a reality, I believe that one of the best ways to preserve those precious memories is to put the experience down in words. A diary, a notepad, or in this case, a blog, are great tools for remembering, sharing and reliving those highs and lows that come with an extreme…

Climbing Kilimanjaro 7-Day Machame Route – Day 5 Karanga Camp

When a lifelong dream becomes a reality, I believe that one of the best ways to preserve those precious memories is to put the experience down in words. A diary, a notepad, or in this case, a blog, are great tools for remembering, sharing and reliving those highs and lows that come with an extreme…

Climbing Kilimanjaro – Our Full Moon Itinerary

Our Kilimanjaro climb is finally upon us, and in just 3 days time we will be heading on down to Tanzania to begin yet another one of our lifetime adventures! Where the time goes, I really do not know, but the last three months seem to have passed by in a blur of training, working,…

Countdown to Kilimanjaro – One Month to Go!

Where the time goes, I really do not know, but I realised today (with shock, horror and excitement) that we have just one month to go until we head on down to Tanzania and attempt the mighty mountain of Kilimanjaro! The past six weeks seem to have flown by in a blur, and while we…

Taking the Whiskey Route to the Roof of Africa

With just 82 days (that’s 1,968 hours or 118,080 minutes for those who are interested!) until we set off on our mission to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro, our days our spent training, reading up on Tanzania and the great mountain itself, and wondering what on earth we have let ourselves in for! A journey of self-discovery…