By Peter Baxter | December 2nd, 2008 | Comments Off
The late great Miriam Makeba – Mama Africa – breathed her last on Novemeber 9 in Italy, collapsing after her final live performance. Here the iconic afro/jazz supremo sings from a live 1960s performance her cover of ‘Kilimanjaro’.
And now ... [read on]
By Donovan | March 5th, 2008 | Comments Off
I often receive the question, what happens if someone gets sick and needs to descent from the mountain. Well, typically, and it depends upon each situation, there are assistant guides that walk the person to a lower elevation, depending upon ... [read on]
By Donovan | June 11th, 2007 | 3 Comments »
This is an amusing video some guys made for their climb up Kilimanjaro. They have funny excerpts with George Bush answering questions about the climb! It’s a good laugh, good music and well worth the watch.
By Donovan | May 1st, 2007 | 2 Comments »
I have been patiently waiting for the arrival of this Mt. Kilimanjaro video. A few years ago, we took a huge group of people to climb up Mt. Kilimanjaro – and now we finally have a great video – full ... [read on]
By Donovan | April 24th, 2007 | 2 Comments »
I have posted a link to this Kilimanjaro video before, but I watched it again, and really got me excited. As the vocals on the music begin, it gets me pumped for climbing Africa’s highest mountain – all the memories, ... [read on]
By Donovan | March 2nd, 2007 | Comments Off
This is typical dry British humor, but a good laugh. You don’t want to find a guide like this.
By Donovan | February 8th, 2007 | Comments Off
Well, this isn’t really about climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro, it’s about lions climbing each other. When you see lions on safari in Africa, they are usually sleeping, sometimes times they are waiting patiently for the next dumb zebra or wildebeast to ... [read on]
By Donovan | January 3rd, 2007 | 1 Comment »
If you are interested in seeing pictures of the city and the people of Tanzania, this is a good slide show/video. This is 100 percent Tanzania and what to expect on the street. The music is kind of weird, I ... [read on]
By Donovan | December 22nd, 2006 | Comments Off
I have to say, this is one of the funniest videos of some Kilimanjaro climbers. The main guy, known as “Chen Daddy” is hilarious with all his comments about NOT making it to the summit of Kilimanjaro on the ... [read on]
By Donovan | December 19th, 2006 | Comments Off
Check out this Mount Kilimanjaro video. These climbers are at the top of Mt. Meru – Kilimanjaro’s little sister – at 4,566 metres or 14,980 feet. From above the clouds, the climbers look back at the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, ... [read on]