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Gallery: Kigoma to Mbeya Tanz

Wednesday, 20 May 2009 | Photo Gallery

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East Africa to Malawi overland blitz

Friday, 15 May 2009 | Views [642] | Comments [3]

Starting from Bujumbura, Burundi on 6 May, I arrived to Lilongwe, Malawi on 13 May.  The first leg of my trip was an overcrowded minibus for about 6 hours on dirt roads through the wilderness from Buj to Kigoma, Tanzania.  The next part was a train from ... Read more >

Tags: train and bus adventure

Mt. Kilimanjaro

Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | Views [773] | Comments [3]

I did the six day Marangu Route trek up to the summit.  The first four days were easy, a walk up.  I was a bit worried initially because I was still a little under the weather from being sick and I didn't want anything to get worse once I was at a higher ... Read more >

Tags: gilmans point, marangu route, mt. kilimanjaro, tanzania, uhuru peak

Gallery: Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Malaria and Pre-Kilimanjaro

Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | Views [678] | Comments [2]

Turns out my food poisoning on the descent of Mt. Kenya was actually Malaria. I was sick for about 2-3 days before I decided to get checked. I got my antibiotics and spent the next 3-4 days recovering in my hostel; in a dimly lit room under a mosquito ... Read more >

Tags: anti-malarials, arusha, mosquito repellent, mt. kilimanjaro, tanzania

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