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January 14th 2020  |   Travel, Mount Kilimanjaro Climb, Kenya, Unique Experiences, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by   Richard Smith

I love an African holiday planning challenge, and while most of what I do is help to plan safari holidays, as a (lapsed) marathon runner I also get asked for my input on marathons in Africa, so I’ve rounded up some brief information on five of the most iconic. We’ve ... Read more

January 21st 2019  |   Travel, Mount Kilimanjaro Climb, Kenya, Malawi, Unique Experiences, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Africa’s mountains and hills provide wonderful terrain for climbing, with options ranging from tackling some of the world’s great peaks to gentler climbs amid high hill scenery.  Among the best options are those found in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Malawi and South Africa. Many of these mountains and hills have ... Read more

May 1st 2018  |   Travel, Mount Kilimanjaro Climb, Unique Experiences  |  by   Francis Naumann

I’m over 50, a little overweight, not especially fit, have misshapen feet and dodgy knees, and I’ve recently climbed Mount Kilimanjaro for the second time, got to the top, and loved every bit of it. It was an astonishingly good trip, stratospherically better than the one I did 20 years ... Read more

June 30th 2017  |   Travel, Mount Kilimanjaro Climb, Unique Experiences, Tanzania  |  by   Alice Gully

You don’t have to be a mountain goat to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.  With the right planning and a bit of training, the summit of the world’s tallest free standing mountain is entirely accessible to anyone.  Here are some top tips from Aardvark Safaris: Go with a reputable company There are ... Read more

September 13th 2016  |   Travel, Mount Kilimanjaro Climb, Unique Experiences  |  by   Francis Naumann

The latest at Aardvark to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro is Francis.  It is the second time he's reached the summit of Africa's highest mountain and this trip was a VIP 8 Day Lemosho route trek led by mountaineering experts Summits Africa.  Some people undertake the climb to prove they could conquer ... Read more