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Jul 2, 2008 - Kilimanjaro National Park

July 2 - Day 1 After a wonderful three days in Dar es Salaam, I had arrived in Moshi on the evening of July 1st. Just could not wait to know what I had gotten into with this Kilimanjaro ( Kili) climb! Early on Tuesday July 2nd, I got up and immediately begun to panic a bit after hearng stories from a few individuals who had just returned. I immediately went and got hiking poles, new gloves, more sleeping gear, and tons of water. But I would actually have to carry this stuff up the mountain as well, so I had to be somewhat cautious. I met...

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Feb 22, 2008 - Kilimajaro - Pole pole .... [devagar... devagar...]

Ae galera ! Good news !!! As 6h20 da matina da ultima Quinta Feira, 21 de Fevereiro, a Marcinha e eu chegamos ao topo do monte Kilimanjaro, a montanha mais alta do continente africano e "the highest freestanding mountain in the world", com 5895 metros de altura. Foram 5 dias de escalada mais 1 dia descendo (ou melhor escorregando) montanha abaixo. E dificil expressar com palavras a experiencia… mas vamos tentar. A montanha atrai pessoas do mundo inteiro, das mais diversas idades, porque por mais degastante e demanding que seja, a escalada...

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Aug 1, 2007 - KILIMANJARO !!!

De top van de Kili is al gespot! Vanuit het vliegtuig heb ik aleen goed uitzicht op de berg gehad. Wel redleijk veel bewolking maar de top steekt daar ruim boven uit. en er is nog steeds Sneeuw/gletcher op de top! Na een paar maanden nu tocht echt afscheid genomen van Azie... :-( Op naar Afrika! Na een best wel lange reis van Bangkok, via addis Abeba (Ethiopia) in Kilimanjaro airport aangekomen. Had een paar uur vertraging vanuit bangkok (vertrek om 5 uur 's nachts!), maar anders moest ik toch wachten in Addis Abeba, nu kon ik in 1 keer...

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