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Would Jesus Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro?

By Donovan | February 14th, 2007 | 3 Comments »

misc_jesus_save_me_from_your_followers.jpg I have to admit, I am not religious and personally don’t approve of missionary work in Africa. Sure, they build orphanages and hospitals in the community, which are wonderful and do great ... [read on]

Shira Camp Rescue

By Donovan | January 31st, 2007 | 1 Comment »

I received another phone call today from two clients on Shira Camp on Mount Kilimanjaro. Apparently the 15 year old boy, with his father, is having trouble on the mountain. He is tired, has a headache, and they have been ... [read on]

Forget Satellite Phones: Text Message from Kilimanjaro Mountain

By Donovan | January 30th, 2007 | Comments Off

iloveyou.jpgNot only have I text messaged my wife on Kilimanjaro, I also have been receiving regular updates from one of my Israeli clients who is currently climbing the mountain with his 15 ... [read on]

Waking Up on Mount Kilimanjaro

By Donovan | January 22nd, 2007 | Comments Off

kili2027.jpgThere is nothing harder to starting your day of trekking up Mount Kilimanjaro than a good old fashion rain storm. It happens on Kilimanjaro quite often and can make your day much more ... [read on]

Rongai Route: A Story

By Donovan | January 19th, 2007 | Comments Off

I stumbled upon a good story in one of BootsnAll’s blog about hiking the Rongai route of Mount Kilimanjaro. If you want to read a day-to-day account of this guys experience climbing Kilimanjaro, you might want to check it out. ... [read on]

Kilimanjaro Bathroom Picture: A Room With A View

By Donovan | January 17th, 2007 | Comments Off

kili5016.jpgAh, there is nothing like going to the bathroom and having a great view of Mawenzi peak, Kilimanjaro’s little sister, while you are around 15,000 ft, 4600 meters on Kili. This picture ... [read on]

Kilimanjaro Company Review: Kilimanjaro Tanzanite Safaris

By Donovan | January 16th, 2007 | 1 Comment »

This local company in Tanzania has been spamming my Kilimanjaro blog with their links, so I thought I would do a proper review and see what they have to offer.

Well, to be brutally honest, it looks like this company, Kilimanjaro ... [read on]

Travel Insurance: Should you have it?

By Donovan | January 12th, 2007 | Comments Off

While Kilimanjaro is one of the easier mountains to climb in the world, it does not mean you should forgo travel insurance. Travel insurance is usually required by all foreign expeditions companies, but not required by local companies ... [read on]

Please Note: Tanzania Tour Reminder

By Donovan | January 10th, 2007 | Comments Off

reminder.gifThis is a pretty standard reminder we give people before going on safari and climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro. It’s basically a reminder to sit back, chill, and enjoy the experience. I guarantee that usually ... [read on]

REI Adventure in Tanzania

By Donovan | January 5th, 2007 | 2 Comments »

I stumbled across REI’s Adventures website today announcing one of their Kilimanjaro and safaris in Tanzania. See REI’s Kilimanjaro Prices. The total cost for the trip, assuming you an REI member, is $5394, because you have to pay for ... [read on]

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