Monthly Archives: November 2016

An Extra Special Adventure – Making Wedding Rings

This is a bit of a special adventure. It tells of me and Dave making Wedding Rings for each other. When I told people we were going to do this everyone asked “What if it goes wrong?” “But you’ve never done it before, how will you be able to?” and the such. Just because we’ve […]

The Hoodie – Why You Should Always Have One When You Travel

The Hoodie is seriously the best item of clothing for a traveller! I always have one with me when I travel, no matter how hot or cold my destination is. They’re so versatile for travel. And I don’t mean your fancy, all singing, all dancing several hundred features in one hoodie hoodie. No, I mean […]

Urban Adventures

Urban Adventures is part of the Intrepid Group. These tours can be for a few hours or a full day. There are a few different varieties of tours to choose from, in 93 countries and 157 cities. There are tours in New Zealand, USA, Brazil, Thailand and Denmark, to name just a few. And more […]

My Kilimanjaro Adventure Day 9 – A Walk And A Waterfall

The final instalment of My Kilimanjaro Adventure – Day 9. The climb of Kilimanjaro has finished and I am back at the Kibo Hotel. The adventure is pretty much over, but my flight isn’t until the afternoon, so me and the rest of the group decide to go out for a morning walk. Did you […]

My Kilimanjaro Adventure Day 8 – The Final Descent

My Kilimanjaro Adventure Day 8 is the last day on the Mountain! The group walks from Mweka Camp to the Mweka Gate, a trek of about 6 miles (10km). According to the itinerary this should take approximately 3-4 hours. Then it is back to the Kibo Hotel for much needed relaxation (and showers). Missed any […]

My Kilimanjaro Adventure Day 7 – Descending To Mweka Camp

Day 7 has already technically begun – as I was summiting. My Kilimanjaro Adventure Day 7 tells of the beginning of the descent, which is very quick compared to the ascent! The descent would finish at the Mweka Camp (3,110 m), starting at Barafu Camp (4,600 m). The walk would cover 7.5 miles (12km) and […]

My Kilimanjaro Adventure Day 6/7 – Reaching The Summit

The night of summiting had arrived! Starting at night, so that the group should reach the summit for around dawn. My Kilimanjaro Adventure Day 6/7 starts and finishes at Barafu Camp (4,600 m). We climb to the Uhuru Peak, which is 5,896 m, trekking only about 2.5 miles (4 km). According to the itinerary the […]

My Kilimanjaro Adventure Day 6 – To Barafu Camp

My Kilimanjaro Adventure Day 6 begins at the camp of Karanga Valley (4,200 m). During this day’s trek the group will cover just over 2 miles (3.5 km) ascending to 4,600 m. According to the itinerary reaching the Barafu Camp should take about 4 hours. Today was the reason me and Dave had decided to […]

My Kilimanjaro Adventure Day 5 – Barranco Wall To The Karanga Valley

My Kilimanjaro Adventure Day 5 begins at the Barranco Camp (3,900m). The trek only takes the morning, giving us time to rest after conquering the Barranco Wall. We finish at the Karanga Valley camp (4,200m). The trek is 4.3 miles (7km) and according to the itinerary should take about 4 hours. As the ascent isn’t […]