TRAINING FOR KILIMANJARO – IF YOU’RE OVER 50
If climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is on your bucket list, regardless of your age, you’ll need to invest in some serious preparation before your trip. And if you’re older and not in the best shape of your life, you’ll have to
Reflections on My 54th Kilimanjaro Climb
Over a year ago, I got 2 partial knee replacements and decided to road test them on a Kilimanjaro climb - my 54th. The climb was interesting. What ensued was more than
The Kilimanjaro Myth: A walk in the park
At 19, 341 feet Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and that alone should send a message to anyone considering climbing it. At that elevation the air is so thin that unless you’ve got Nepali Sherpa lungs and blood
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF GANDHI
Pilgrimages come in all shapes and sizes. Some walk to restore the environment while others end up destroying it.
For three hours we were transported to Jamaica and Ethiopia on Bob Marley’s reggae riffs, exhorted by guys in dreadlocks to “stand up for your rights”. From what geyser did this cry for freedom spring?