Monday, July 30, 2012

MIDDLE AGED SKIBUM: One of our client's Kim Hull's experience with Zara Tours. Nice article and pictures.


I was sitting in my office one day when my friend, Tina, walked in and dropped a coffee table book on my desk.
Kilimanjaro. So why did you buy a book about Kilimanjaro?,” I asked.
She said, “I am going to climb it and you guys should to.”
I laughed and said, “I don’t sleep in tents.”
48 hours and more than a few bottles of wine later, the three of us had decided that we were going to Africa.


Kilimanjaro: Africa's highest peakKilimanjaro is the highest peak in Africa at 19,340 ft or 5,895 meters. It has three volcanic conesKibo, Mawenzi and Shira, with its highest summit being Uhuru Peak on Kibo’s crater rim.
Hans Meyer, a German geology professor, along with Ludwig Purtscheller, an Austrian mountaineer, and their climbing team reached the summit of Kibo in October of 1889. Read More

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