Kilimanjaro Day 2 Rongai Gate to Simba Camp

And so it begins. After months of preparation my bag is packed and loaded onto an old bus ready to drive to the Rongai gate and the start of our trek. After the briefing last night I feel confident, the nerves subsided and I'm eager to get started. We meet our guides and porters at… Continue reading Kilimanjaro Day 2 Rongai Gate to Simba Camp

Kilimanjaro Day 1 – Marangu

I've spent months thinking about this trip, planning for summit night, making sure I'm as prepared as I can be. But somewhere along the way I forgot to think about what Tanzania itself might be like. Touching down at Kilimanjaro International Airport I was grateful for the sun and the heat. This perpetual winter has… Continue reading Kilimanjaro Day 1 – Marangu