Mount Kilimanjaro Trip Report (#3694)
- Signed By: Patrick Reid
- Date submitted: March 07, 2004
She volunteered... honest! Having decided to go for the adventurous option, my wife & I decided to attempt Kili on our honeymoon. After a successful ascent of Mt. Meru (absolutely recommended for acclimatisation, if you have the time) we climbed the Machame Route with the African Walking Co.
At 2:00 a.m. on the big morning I 'abandoned' the missus, who was suffering badly from the cold and altitude, and carried on to the summit with one guide, arriving at 6:30 a.m. Awesome feeling, to watch the sunrise from the roof of Africa. For a complete description with photos, see my website.
(All was forgiven when I made it back to camp, nuptial rights were fully restored and a state of wedded bliss achieved once more.)