Kili day 5

Kili day 5

I woke up at 6 to an awful racket outside, it was quite scary, I didn’t know what it was.  I pulled on some layers and stuck my head out quickly.  Amazingly, the noise was some of the porters vigorously shaking the…

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Kili Day 4

Kili Day 4

A Brief Note – due to the nature of the night climb, it’s difficult to know where Tuesday truly finished, and Wednesday began.  I’ve split the days where they seemed to split for me, rather than a true chronological Tuesday/Wednesday thing.  I…

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Kili day 3

Kili day 3

I had another poor night’s sleep, but I’m guessing I wasn’t the only one, as I heard voices from other tents at stupid o’clock.  I won’t mention the names of those responsible, but I will surely enjoy carving Jason’s rump when…

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Kili Day 2

Kili Day 2

After a night of vivid and disturbing dreams it’s another early start today.  The porridge at breakfast is truly grim, but then hey-ho away we go! We get cooked brekkie too.  I’ve learnt from yesterday and put less in my daypack today,…

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Kili day 1

Kili day 1

We’re up early, just after 6 – man I hate having to get ready for anything within a time frame, but this is a zillion times worse.  I fight the rising panic, but get a slight case of the shakes, start…

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Kili-1

Kili-1

In the early hours of the morning we have to offload at Addis Ababa airport for a couple of hours.  We’ve lost 2 hours in travelling, and we’re in the old wing of the airport.  There are rows of traditional African Airport…

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