Mount Kilimanjaro packing list FOR GIRLS

Mount Kilimanjaro packing list

Finding a Mount Kilimanjaro packing list for girls can be tricky. There are sooo many packing lists out there, but all too many of these lists have unnecessary items. Seriously, do you really want to be lugging teddy bears and potties up the highest mountain in Africa?! Didn’t think so… In this article I will […]

10 interesting Mount Kilimanjaro facts

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Located in east Africa and standing at 19,340 feet, Mount Kilimanjaro is one of the most famous mountains in the world – and for good reason. There’s a lot to learn about Mount Kilimanjaro, and I’ve compiled a list of 10 interesting Mount Kilimanjaro facts for you. Have a read and see how many you […]

The Kilimanjaro toilet experience

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So I never thought I would be writing a blog post about toilets, but seen as the Kilimanjaro toilet experience is one of the biggest things on people’s minds when climbing the mountain and it definitely formed part of my love-hate-relationship with Mount Kilimanjaro. Here is the low-down:  Are there any ‘normal’ toilets on Mount […]

Will I Die When Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro?

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Will I Die When Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro? This was a genuine question that I had prior to commencing my ascent. Perhaps it’s because I’m a mum now, or maybe it’s because I’m getting older and ‘wiser’, I don’t know. Either way, I was a little bit concerned. Deaths on Mount Kilimanjaro And I was right […]

My Love-Hate Relationship with Mount Kilimanjaro

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People told me I was crazy for signing up to climb Mount Kilimajaro. Looking back on it they were probably right- I blame my post-pregnancy hormonal, emotional and slightly less slender than I would like self. I hate the cold, I’m scared of heights and I have a mild case of cleanliness OCD… so why […]