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Day 2 on Kilimanjaro

Day 2 followed what would be our typical schedule so I’ll lay it out in a bit of detail to show what most days were like. Our “Kili alarm clock” went off at 6am… our waiter, Severin, was outside our tent calling out “Hello, Hello” until we unzipped it to retrieve our coffee, tea or hot chocolate from him. We had been awake for awhile as the camp had come to life around 5:30 with other campers packing up. Our warm “water for washing” (a couple of inches deep in a 14-inch diameter plastic tub) arrived about a half an hour […]

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Day 1 on Kilimanjaro

Our day started with the hearty breakfast buffet at Legendary Lodge in Arusha, including coffee fresh from the plantation. The Lodge is situated on a working coffee plantation; the grounds are lovely, lush and tropical gardens, and the Jacaranda trees were blooming. This coffee is so good that even if you normally drink your coffee with milk and sugar, you don’t need it here. Sweet and chocolatey and rich and yummy. We then set off on a 3 hour drive through Tanzanian countryside and villages to the Rongai Gate of Tanzania National Park. We arrived at Rongai Gate and while other […]

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Clifton Beach, Cape Town, SA

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More Table Mountain pics

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Table Mountain, Cape Town, SA

The day before the climb…. there’s the goal in the background….Table Mountain – an iconic South African mountain to conquer! Hiking up Platteklip Gorge:

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Mark & Shauna Trieb

We’re Mark and Shauna Trieb and we live in Dallas, Texas. We are actuaries-turned-adventurers and one of the truisms that guides us is: “Life is not a dress rehearsal.” So, we’re doing our best to see, meet, try, and inspire as many places, people, experiences and adventures, as we can during our one shot at life. Read More

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