Impressions of Morocco

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Once again, LenkaTraveler invites a group of traveling friends on an exotic voyage far away from home. This time the group of 19 people from N. America and Europe celebrates the New Year (2018 – 2019) in a desert camp…

Kili Crew at the Uhuru Peak

A letter from my tent

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Every now and then we like to deny ourselves of something that we like. We tend to torture ourselves with diets, gym regiments, plastic surgeries, bad relationships, boring jobs, etc. My own version of an elaborate and extensive self-denial came…

A letter from Africa

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“It is not enough to give fish to a man, you must teach him how to fish”, proclaims a popular saying in America. The message of this proverb usually targets various donor-driven initiatives, which pump billion of dollars into the…

Mt Kili – Immunization

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The following information was obtained from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Tanzania. Malaria Malaria is always a serious disease and may be a deadly illness. Humans get malaria from the bite of a mosquito infected with the parasite….

Mt Kili – Medical

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All climbers should have a medical check prior to attempting the mountain. Ask your doctor if high altitude trekking is permissible for your age, fitness level and health condition. Ask if you have any preexisting medical conditions that can cause…

Mt Kili – Training

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Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is a physical undertaking, so you should prepare yourself accordingly with a Kilimanjaro training program. Being in good shape is important in many respects. Obviously, strong, conditioned legs make it easier to walk uphill and downhill for…