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Friday, January 13, 2012

The Mwalimu Nyerere/Mt. Kilimanjaro Charity Climb 2011 (post 6 of 15)

Tuesday 20 September 2011
This is it! The first day of the Mt. Kilimanjaro climb and, following a surprisingly regular occurrence every year, I was the last one to leave my room, having stayed up working late into the early hours.

Again, I was the reason why the truck taking us to the drop-off point made two stops in Moshi town: for rental of additional gear, and for flu medication.


At Londrossi Gate of the Kilimanjaro National Park the place was crowded with visitors and porters. I had never seen anything like it.



The trek from the the drop-off point to Mti Mkubwa (Big Tree) Camp
After a four hour trek to Mti Mkubwa we found the camp packed with tents.

Next: The Seven Hills' challenge

Posts related to this one:
http://madarakanyerere.blogspot.com/2012/01/mwalimu-nyereremt-kilimanjaro-charity_08.html
http://madarakanyerere.blogspot.com/2012/02/mwalimu-nyereremt-kilimanjaro-charity.html

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