Protea Hotel Aishi Machame
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... oxygen at the lower altitude. Our second guide was not well today, he had come down with the flu and all the unpleasant things you don’t want overnight. In the morning he put the request to cut the trip short and come down in one day! ONE DAY! A drop ‘walk’ down an altitude of 3000+m in one day. We had planned to head back down in two days (rather than the one day) to save our legs from being completely hammered. There wasn’t much we could ...
... of landscape, it was quite bare. You could see out for miles with a few rocks and trees in sight.
When we arrived at Shira 1 Camp (3505m), our tent was already up and our bags inside - so we just made ourselves at home. We saw Kilimanjaro as the sun was setting. It's hard to imagine that we would be standing on the top of this incredible mountain….well that's the plan - so let’s see!
After a dinner of cucumber soup, vegetable ...
... ugly head. Our guides were pushing us on. He wasn't sick enough to be forced down, but he felt dreadful. They were trying to get him to vomit, but he could not. So we pressed on, but we had to keep stopping. The problem with stopping was that it was freezing, so everything started going numb. Our guides were rubbing our hands through our gloves trying to keep us warm. The water in our camel bags had also frozen solid. We had been walking for around 5 hours and we were still so ...
... bus and transferred to Londorossi, passing between Kilimanjaro and Mt Meru (about 120kms), and at an altitude of 2250m.
After completing the required registrations, we then drove a further distance through farmland and plantations until we reached the Lemosho roadhead. Many of the tourist brochures describe this drive as an "African massage" as the roads are so rutted and rough.
We enjoyed lunch in the glades before starting out on a short four ...
Andy: the WEIRDEST looking person in the world wanted me to buy his banana skin painting on our first venture into Moshi today. I tried to sell him my Marketing skills in exchange. He declined. Perhaps this is why Africa is considered on a par with Redhill in terms of poverty...Anyway it was his loss, and we had a little explore around the small but perfectly formed Moshi town. It turns out Africa isn't poor at all! Most of the people had newer trainers than ...