Day 2 evening. 1/1/2020. Shira Camp, 3,750 m above sea level. As I write this, I am lying in my … Continue reading Kilimanjaro Day 2. Ascent to Shira Camp, New Years Day 2020
Day 1. 12/31/2019, 6:40am. Ilboru Safari Lodge, Arusha. I woke to the sound of roosters, followed by the laughter of … Continue reading Kilimanjaro Day 1. New Years Eve 2019 on Machame.
“Kilimanjaro? You must have been planning for a long time.” “How did you train?” “What should I do four months … Continue reading 4 Steps to Plan and Train for Kilimanjaro
What’s the size of Texas plus Colorado and fits the population of California, Pennsylvania and Puerto Rico? Tanzania. Where is … Continue reading Where is Kilimanjaro and How to Get There
Two Sundays ago, I reached the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, the roof of Africa. New decade, new mountain, new blog … Continue reading Kilimanjaro: Hiking the Roof of Africa
Happy Boxing Day 2016. As the year draws to an end I’d like to squeeze a couple more snippets of my Botswana 2015 story into this coming week. Rewinding to a crisp morning on July 13th aboard our white Toyota SUV in Gaborone, Botswana, en route to the Tropic of Capricorn and Serowe, home of rhinos… Continue reading Gaborone, Tropic of Capricorn, and Serowe
Day 1 (Part 2). Sunday 7/12/2015. 11AM. Let’s eat. I stepped into the Gaborone Airport arrivals hall, straight into the … Continue reading A Taste of Gaborone, or Four