I did feel that we had half a pharmacy with us and, as it turned out, we did not need that much but it was good to have it just in case. The following is a list of what we … Continue reading
I have to thank many people for helping with this trip in many ways so here is a brief summary and hope I have not missed anyone! Jim for coming up with the idea and looking after me on the climb! (Also … Continue reading
Following the climb I then spent three days on Safari, again, all organised by Private Expeditions with my brilliant guide Silver! Will add a few photos in here ASAP. One tip for anyone going on Safari – take a good … Continue reading
This is a list of gear required for the climb together with the reasons for the selection. I have included brands because it did not really make sense without them and all of this gear worked well for me but please choose your own … Continue reading
Any trip like this leaves you with incredible memories but also some real “take aways” that you learn for the future. So the old saying “you cannot teach an old dog new tricks” does NOT apply when you undertake something … Continue reading
Machame Route We chose this route for a number of reasons as follows: It is the most scenic and you get to see far more of the mountain than on the standard “tourist” route and you come down a different … Continue reading
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The main purpose of the trip was to climb Kilimanjaro and this is the story of how we managed it! The whole trip was organised for us by Private Expeditions and these guys are brilliant and would recommend them to … Continue reading
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Just had the most amazing trip to Africa starting off with 3 days in Kampala with my son and daughter in law – Jim and Romina. They are spending 4 months there whilst Jim is working on a project for … Continue reading