In 2001 Mom, Dad, and I climbed Kilimanjaro via the Shira Plateau. It was an amazing trek through cultivated land, forest, heather, moorland, alpine forest, and finally, the summit. We were lucky to climb Kibo while it was still glaciated.
Photos from Tanzania: Volunteering in the East Usambara Mountians, climbing Kili, and treating ourselves to safaris in Tarangire and Ngorongoro national parks.
Listen as our guides and porters sing a story about the relationship between Kibo and Mawenzi (1:07).