Kili December 6th 2006 Day One - Transit to the gate and climb to Mandara Huts
Day Two - Climb to Horombo Huts
Day Three - Acclimatisation Day - Climb to Zebra Rocks, Mawenzi Ridge and return
Day Four - Climb to Kibo Hut
Day Five - Gilman's Point then Uhuru Peak
Reached Uhuru Peak, the highest point in Africa at 5895m at 0555hrs this morning.
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Africa » Tanzania » North » Mount Kilimanjaro 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
GOM. Only partially domesticated. Married to Elaine. Seperately they have five kids, all now adults - or at least maintaining the pretence. Doug hopes to tread lightly on at least a little bit of every continent, and only has one left to visit. Elaine wants to shop in every major shopping centre in the world, and is still well short of the mark.
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