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This is a heartwarming story of grit and determination. Fueled by love, passion and reason, follow one ordinary man's journey from a hospital emergency room to the tallest free-standing mountain in the world, in less than a year
At 19,341 ft (5,895m) just three degrees south of the equator, Mount Kilimanjaro features a unique combination of five distinct climate zones. One must navigate them while adjusting to changing altitude and diminishing oxygen. On this hike, you can experience the breathtaking beauty of Kilimanjaro, and at the same time, face physical exhaustion, mental fatigue, and treacherous weather conditions.
Why did he choose to climb Mount Kilimanjaro? What was the preparation like for such a grueling climb? What challenges did he face on this seven-day trek? Was he able to overcome them? What lessons did he learn along the way? This captivating read answers these questions and takes you through the enchanting world of African safari and thrilling encounters on Mount Kilimanjaro. In the end, this inspiring story culminates in the author's reflections about the qualities that helped him thrive in the face of adversity. Whether you are a casual reader, a traveler, a nature enthusiast, or an adventure junkie, you will find this book very engaging.