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Climbing Kilimanjaro

The summit of Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest point in all of Africa at 5,985m above sea level (ASL). One believed origin of the name is derived from the Chaga word 'Kilimankyaro' meaning 'difficult mountain to climb;' had we known that before we climbed, maybe we might have thought it better not to try. Luckily for us - we found out a few days after we started our ascent: far too late to turn around.

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African adventure

Had someone asked me a year ago where Mount Kilimanjaro was, I probably would have said it was somewhere in Asia. Now I am 14 weeks out from climbing that very mountain with my beautiful girlfriend, the one and only Lil' Miss Planet - Ivona.

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