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Well guys, I’m back from Tanzania and I’m proud to say that I made it through 7 days of hiking and summited the tallest mountain in Africa. Well, kind of. I made it to Stella Point, roughly 150 meters below the summit.  I just could not find a single ounce of energy to trek another […]

It’s hard to believe that in less than a month I’ll be leaving for Tanzania.  Nerves are running high, not just because I’m going to attempt to climb the highest mountain in Africa but because I’ll be traveling solo for the first time.  Sure I’ll be climbing Kilimanjaro with a large group of adventurous women but […]

Before I booked my Kili climb with WHOA Travel I was considering doing a private climb with another tour company and spent hours researching each trail that leads up the mountain, trying to decide which one was best suited for my hiking style.  There are 7 climbing routes on Mount Kilimanjaro: Marangu, Machame, Rongai, Lemosho, […]

climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

A few months ago I wrote a post about doing something big before my 35th birthday next summer.  At first my sister and I planned to run a half-marathon at Disney but that quickly fizzled out.  Then I decided to either hike Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania or walk the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in […]