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5 Ways to Save on Climbing Kilimanjaro

Every time I do a Kilimanjaro presentation people ask about how much it costs and how they might save some money.  So here are a few suggestions I’ve come up with over the years and after my own research. 1.  Fly with Ethiopian or South African Air These days the biggest expense is definitely the […]

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Seeing the Light of Kilimanjaro

In Kissing Kilimanjaro: Leaving it All on Top of Africa I shared with readers the life-changing bus ride I took from Arusha to Moshi, Tanzania.   I ended up packed onto a local bus sitting next to a young boy who was going blind from Trachoma.   This simple bus ride effected me so deeply because just […]

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Martina and the Mountain

Last week  Martina Navratilova talked about her attempt to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro and the challenges that forced her to turn back.  She had decided to climb the mountain in an attempt to raise funds and awareness for the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation.  But after months of training, and even a hike up the Bank […]

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Kilimanjaro concert at 19,341 feet above sea level

Kilimanjaro has been an inspiration for thousands of ordinary people looking to do something extraordinary.   We’ve seen teens, family, friends, clubs, couples and more touch the highest point on the African continent as a way to raise awareness and funds for water, malaria, cancer, AIDS and a host of other issues.   But this latest one […]

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