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Climb Kilimanjaro and Conquer Alzheimer’s

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Alzheimer's is something that I hold close to my heart. My Grandmother had the disease in her old age and it basically destroyed her mind. In the end she had no idea who any of her family were. When I went to visit her, it was like she was looking at a stranger. She didn't… Read More

My shadow on the snow at the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro

Shadow on the Snow on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

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Today's travel photo is of my shadow on the snow at the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. At this point, I actually wasn't quite at the summit just yet, but I was almost there at over 5800 metres above sea level. Each step was difficult. The air is so thin that I had to stop… Read More

Barranco Valley on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

The Barranco Valley on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

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Today's travel photo is a view of the Barranco Valley on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. We reached this point on day three of the trek along the Machame Route on Mount Kilimanjaro, where we had to climb up to the Lava Tower at 4600 metres, before trekking down into the Barranco Valley to our camp for… Read More

Trail across an alpine desert on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Long Path Across an Alpine Desert on Mount Kilimanjaro

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Today's travel photo is a view of the long trail across the desolate alpine desert landscape on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. I took this photo on day four of my trek to the summit of the mountain. We had stopped for a short break on a rocky ridge, which gave me this view of the path… Read More

Walking through the snow to Uhuru Peak on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

On the way to Uhuru Peak on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

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After struggling up the tough climb to Stella Point to watch the sunrise on Mount Kilimanjaro, it was time to start heading to the very summit of the mountain at Uhuru Peak. By this point I was standing at well over 5700 metres above sea level, and the air was so thin that I simply… Read More

Mount Meru above the clouds on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Mount Meru above the clouds on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

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On day two of my trek to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, we climbed up from Machame Hut to the Shira Plateau. We had climbed out of the clouded rain forest the day before, but it wasn't until this point that it really felt like we were way above the clouds. I took this… Read More

Sunrise from the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro | Panorama

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Some of the most beautiful places that I have seen in the world have been while hiking. From the lush forests and mountains of the Milford Track in New Zealand, to the high altitude of the Himalayas on the Mount Everest Base Camp trek in Nepal, my love for hiking has taken me to places… Read More

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