The first person to reach the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro was Johannes Kinyala Lauwo, a Marangu army scout from Tanzania, who made nine attempts before realizing there was a crater in the company of Hans Meyer. This makes Mzee Lauwo not only the first Tanzanian man to reach the summit of Kilimanjaro, but also the

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Travelling to Tanzania, more so when you want to climb Kilimanjaro, the easiest way is to book a flight to Kilimanjaro International Airport. This is the most popular airport amongst mountain climbers and safari goers alike mainly because it is located in between the two most important touristic towns in Tanzania, if not entire East

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Salima Mukansanga, the referee that officiated the highest altitude soccer match in the world is set to make history at the present World Cup a few months after officiating at the Africa Cup of Nations by being the first woman to referee a match at the men’s continental tournament and a world stage. For the

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Climbing Kilimanjaro as a diabetic is a huge possibility as the necessary medical kit for people with diabetes can be carried easily on the mountain with the help of caring and understanding mountain guides and crew. That being said, however, you should monitor your sugar levels and at high levels, the effects of altitude and

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Choosing between Lemosho Route and the Northern Circuit route is the ultimate debate for climbers seeking to conquer the roof of Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro. So what sets the two scenic and favoured routes on the mountain so much apart? In this article, we are going to compare both the Lemosho and Northern Circuit Routes, to

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