Kilimanjaro looms large on our consciousness as Africans – both as a literal and figurative reference..
There are many milestones to climbing Kili with Trek4Mandela, but all have to come back to the apex priority – keeping girls in school.
Sterk Horn has loomed large in my dreams – and nightmares – for months now.
There are rubber tips at the bottom of your climbing poles. They’re there so that you can get them past airport security without having them confiscated as weapons.
It’s hot in Joburg, even hotter in the middle of Sandton City, it’s difficult to think that in four months time – almost to the day – I should be at the highest point of Africa.
learnt that while Coca Cola might be the bane of stressed mothers with hyperactive kids, it’s mother’s milk for fat unfit, exhausted 50 year olds.
Most of the 50 of us are hoping that we will be summiting Kilimanjaro come July 18 this year, Nelson Mandela’s 100thbirthday.