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Kilimanjaro Field Guide

Kilimanjaro Field Guide

As much as it is a physical challenge, climbing Kilimanjaro is a sensory journey. To better heighten and understand that part of the climb, Tusker’s owners Eddie and Amy Frank with Thomas Rüegg have just published,“The Flora of Kilimanjaro—A Field Guide…

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A Field Guide to the Flora of Kilimanjaro

A Field Guide to the Flora of Kilimanjaro

Eddie and Amy Frank, Tusker’s owner/guides and biologist Thomas Rüegg,a Swiss botanist and mountaineer have created the first comprehensive guide to the Flora of Kilimanjaro…

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Kilimanjaro’s Summer Season

Kilimanjaro’s Summer Season

You can climb Kilimanjaro in any of the four seasons, but there are many good reasons trekkers come in the equatorial summer months of December-January-February…

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First Timer’s Guide to Climbing Kilimanjaro

First Timer’s Guide to Climbing Kilimanjaro

We all need a shot of adrenalin at some point in our lives and we suggest that shot is time spent in primal nature on an adventure travel journey. Many folks are instinctively drawn to such an adventure, but…

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Reaching the Summit

Reaching the Summit

The Make-A-Wish Israel team climbs Kilimanjaro for children with life-threatening illnesses By Avi Bar Aharon At the end of January this year, together with 13 members of our Make-a-Wish Israel delegation, I reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. We were there on a once-in-a lifetime journey to accompany Noga Barkan, a 20-year-old cancer survivor, […]

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