When the Roaming Parkers were in Tanzania in January 2018, our guide showed us a Dracaena fragrans (Masala) plant and told us … Continue reading A Chagga holy plant
Washingtone, our head guide at Kilimanjaro told us that three things are needed for a successful Kili climb. These are … Continue reading 3 things you need for a successful Kilimanjaro climb
Everyone that I’ve ever read or listened to talk about a Kilimanjaro trek spoke positively of the outcomes. Even the … Continue reading Buy experiences and memories, not stuff!
One thing you need to be prepared for before foreign travel in many countries (including but not limited to Tanzania) … Continue reading Elise’s rules of ettiquette for squatty potties
Kilimanjaro is a strenuous physical challenge under fairly extreme external constraints including altitude and cold. But on the other hand, … Continue reading Don’t think about the mountain. Let the mountain think about you.
I know the Kilimanjaro stories are just barely trickling out – but don’t worry! We have TONS of stories – … Continue reading The stars over Shira plateau
So, here’s something that you might not have read in all your pre-Kilimanjaro research – exposure to high altitude can … Continue reading Kilimanjaro makes me gassy!