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…

Time for Tibet

If there is one country sitting right at the top of my Bucket List, it would have to be the ‘forbidden’ land of Tibet. Home to the mighty Mount Everest (one side at least!), and the imposing and inhospitable Himalayan Mountain Range, Tibet has drawn intrepid travellers for centuries, and I too am beginning to feel the…

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 7-Day Machame Route / Day 4 Barranco 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 3 Shira 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 – We Did It!

We have dreamed about it for years, we have talked about it for months, and now I am very happy (and quite proud!) to say we have done it, “it” being of course – the conquering of Mount Kilimanjaro!   Tougher, higher and more beautiful than we had ever imagined, Kilimanjaro, and Tanzania in general,…