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My wee mountain home (and Mawenzi in the background)
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June 13th 2011
Wake a slight bit lighter. I'm on the mountain now, but the air still feels heavy. A long hike up to Kikelewa Caves (11,811ft). The legs are itching to run up the hills in the distance and my mind is day-dreaming its way up ridges and crags as we plod our way upward. Pausing for the primates to photograph themselves by a set of rocky caves, the wanderer skips up and over the caves, taking t ... 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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