Archive for December, 2009

Climbing Kilimanjaro Nearly Killed Me: 4

Saturday, December 12th, 2009

Sept. 7, 2007

I don't feel so good

I don’t feel so good…

Part 4: Reaching the Rim

As we near Gilman’s Point at 5,680 meters, I’m now super sick. I’m starting to throw up and I’m assigned an assistant guide to hold on to …

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Climbing Kilimanjaro Nearly Killed Me: 3

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

September 2-7,  2007

Getting ready to hike, Day 3

Getting ready to hike, Day 3

Part 3 in a 4-part Series

Days 3-5 – We’re getting pooped!  

We keep climbing for another few days…poli poli…one foot in front of the other.

And we keep hiking...

And we keep hiking…
And hiking...

And

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Climbing Kilimanjaro Nearly Killed Me: 2

Saturday, December 5th, 2009

September 2-7, 2007 - 2 days into the climb  

Plush accommodations on the trail

Plush accommodations on the trail

Part 2 of a 4-part series

When a ranking of “10” is, well, rank.

As it turns out our gang of 5 was traveling alongside an …

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Climbing Kilimanjaro Nearly Killed Me: 1

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

September 2-7, 2007 – Base of Mt. Kilimanjaro  

Such a beautiful sight! Kili at 20,000 ft.

Such a beautiful sight! Kili at 20,000 ft.

 

Part 1 of a 4-part series

 

Not Quite Ready to Roll

You’d think I’d train for a “hike” this big. But, true …

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