Blog Posts - Mount Kilimanjaro



Give Me Another Mountain! (And a Cause)

I may have managed to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, but one thing I didn't manage to do was use my climb to raise money and awareness for a good cause. If you've read my book, Kilimanjaro Diaries, you'll know that I made light of the fact that all Kili cl...
by Joburg Expat on Jun 11, 2015

The World’s 10 Best Treks

The Happy Nomad For all the trek lovers there is plenty of options around the world. We did a selection of the 10 best treks. Enjoy! 1. Annapurna Base Camp Trek Discover the Himalayas on an incredible... by Mathilde Lesueur | The World...
by The Happy Nomad on Jun 10, 2015

Sprechen Sie Deutsch? Kilimanjaro Diaries has been Translated!

It was long in coming - one year, to the day - but now it is done: Kilimanjaro Diaries has been translated into German and is now available in the Kindle store. Click on image to order from Amazon.de If you're one of my many German blog reade...
by Joburg Expat on Apr 6, 2015

Mt. Kili Madness

Next month, September, will mark my 2-year anniversary of having reached the summit of Kilimanjaro. It will also be the 2-year anniversary of handing over the reins of Alexandra Baseball to my wonderful successors, the Irwin family, after I found ou...
by Joburg Expat on Aug 20, 2014

Sights and Sounds of Africa

Being the world’s second largest and second most populous continent, the continent of Africa is home to over 1 billion people of the world as of 2013. From historical lows like extreme slave trading to geographical highs like the Sahara desert, Afr...
by Konnect Africa on Aug 16, 2014

Abraham Reginald Mengi; Paving the Way for Excellence…

A man of purpose and strong will, Reginald Abraham Mengi, has got his foot prints on the moon, not by fluke or happenstance but by hard work, determination and hope. He didn’t give room for the antecedents of his birth and childhood to determine hi...
by Konnect Africa on Jun 10, 2014

Kilimanjaro Diaries Available on Kindle Bookshelf Soon!

Finally, FINALLY, I'm approaching the finish line. I knew that book publishing would be a humongous chore, but it was an even bigger chore. A lot of nitpicky formatting work, like getting a numbered list converted to Kindle format (full disclosure: i...
by Joburg Expat on Mar 26, 2014

Title-Gate

The good news is, my book about my Kilimanjaro adventure is coming out soon. The bad news is, I can't decide on the frikkin' (as co-climber Mike would phrase it) title! I've been agonizing longer about that title than my daughter does about deciding...
by Joburg Expat on Mar 6, 2014

Travel: A Novice’s Guide To Climbing Kilimanjaro

Stig Nygaard / Foter / CC BY   Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is something many people dream about doing for years. It is especially enticing to those who make a lifetime hobby out of mountain climbing and wish to be able to die knowing they success...
by Jetsetera on Feb 4, 2014

Wandering Dubai

I had the wonderful opportunity to see the sights in this multi-cultural hub of activity.  There are a few things that hit you right off the bat, when you get to Dubai. Concrete Jungle This phrase really takes on a life of its own when you’re...

I May Have Sort of Written a Book

I’ll let you in on a little secret: I've written a book. “FINALLY!” Some of you might now say. “I've said for ages you should do this.” The reason I haven’t told anyone until now is that I absolutely hate talking about stuff I’ll...
by Joburg Expat on Nov 17, 2013

The Oldest Man On The North Pole

Renowned actor and brilliant and amusing raconteur Brian Blessed defies description. Best known for his booming operatic voice and powerful physique that have fitted him perfectly for larger than life roles, he has won a permanent place in the hearts...
by BarePockets on Oct 8, 2013

'That's So Raven' star Kyle Massey denies rumor that he is dying of cancer

Kyle Massey, a young actor known for Disney roles and for “Dancing with the Stars,” does not have cancer — contrary to Twitter rumors. Kyle Massey has cancer — according to few sources and apparently his Facebook page — or a Fac...

Recovery Rocks – Ian Young

Ian Young’s default program is set on ‘jolly.’ He is relentlessly jolly. Which is a pretty good place for an ex-crack and heroin addict and alcoholic. it’s pretty bloody amazing when you consider he should be dead now and it i...
by Veronica Valli on Jun 26, 2013

Travel Destinations In Africa

Choosing the top destinations in Africa is no easy task given the size and diversity of the continent. Below you'll find my personal favorite sights., planning your trip around any of these destinations will be worthwhile. The geographical spread, bi...
by eTravelTrips on May 9, 2013

Kilimanjaro Climb from US$1055/person

Kilimanjaro Crew is a local and small budget travel company specializing in climbing Mount Kilimanjaro on all six routes. Your safety on Kilimanjaro is our main priority and this will never be compromised. Our guides (many of whom have climbed Kilima...

#ThisIsIslam:30 injured in blast at church in Tanzania

ARUSHA — At least 30 people were injured, three seriously, in a suspected bomb attack Sunday at a packed new Catholic church in the northern Tanzanian city of Arusha, police said. Witnesses said at least one person had been trampled to death in the...
by Iran Aware on May 5, 2013

Extraordinary wildlife to watch whilst on an African safari

Guest Post African safaris – there are so many types to choose from: 4WD safaris, canoe safaris, walking safaris, horse-riding safaris even hot air balloon safaris.  Each one has its own unique elements and allows you to see some extraordinary wil...
by Travel Feeder on Feb 8, 2013

The Spectacular Mt. Kilimanjaro

Mt. Kilimanjaro is one of the favorite destinations for all rock climbers, who love adventure and challenges. This freestanding mountain is one of the tallest mountains of the world and it is situated above 5895 m or 19,340 feet above the sea level.
by eTravelTrips on Feb 4, 2013

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro – a Texan’s story

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro - a Texan's story...
by Make Houston Great on Jan 27, 2013


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