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Trek Day 3 - Acclimatisation Day

September 11th 2011
Day 3 - Horombo Huts Walking distance: 9.5 km/5.7 miles Walking time: 4-5 hours Altitude gain: 500 m/1640 ft We were treated to a later than normal start as today was an acclimatisation day to help our bodies get accustomed to the thin air. The second highest peak of Kilimanjaro, Mawenzi, provided a stunning backdrop to the days walking which was in lovely sun ... read more
Africa » Tanzania » North » Mount Kilimanjaro

Tanzanian Flag Shortly after independence, Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the nation of Tanzania in 1964. One-party rule came to an end in 1995 with the first democratic elections held in the country since the 1970s. Zanzibar's semi-autonomous status and po... ... read more
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