Tag: kilimanjaro trip 2011

My Kilimanjaro Experience

I spent the past two weeks in Tanzania climbing Kilimanjaro.  Let me tell you, that was quite the experience.  Never have I been awed so much.  Just when I would think, ‘it cannot get any more magnificent than this I…

Packing for Kilimanjaro

So, here we are.  Just two days from departure to Tanzania.  Mr. Gypsy and I have tested out our gear and packed our bags.  We are almost ready for a trip of a life time. I’ve packed and repacked a…

Countdown to Tanzania: 3 Days

Three more days, wow.  It begins this Sunday.  Amazing and unbelievable still.  Today was my last day at work until March 23rd.  This will mark my longest vacation (and time off of work ever).  It’s going to be awesome.  I…

Countdown to Tanzania: 4 Days

Four more days and I’m off to Tanzania to embark on a childhood dream, climb Kilimanjaro!  Very exciting stuff but also very time consuming in planning & getting things together.  Thank God that Thomson Safari works out the all of…

Meds & Cameras for Kilimanjaro Trip

So, I picked up my altitude and anti-malarial meds over the weekend.  On Tuesday morning I go to the Chatham County Health Department on Eisenhower and get vaccinations for: polio, typhoid and yellow fever.  Later this week, on Thursday, I…