Wednesday, January 25, 2017

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On our way home! Rebecca reveals that ketchup is originally from China, as we prepare to board our plane at Kilimanjaro International

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

And now, after the celebration of summiting, an apology: we sent blog posts from the mountain every day except one, and from our end there was every indication that they went through, but apparently they did not. Our apologies for this.

Sent from Brendan Madden's mobile phone.

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One equal temper of heroic hearts.

Our team and Tanzanian guides, on top of the tallest mountain in Africa.

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Hi everyone! Here is a picture of us looking down on the sunrise, from the highest point in Africa. Yes, we made it, all of us, up and down, as a team.

Monday, January 23, 2017

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Mike and Rick contemplate the fact that we were on top of that summit at 7 am this morning! (Note: no photos of the long and arduous summit climb because it is done at night by headlamp, starting at midnight).

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Leaving the summit on the long (7,000') descent to tonight's camp. Tired but proud.

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Sunrise viewed from the highest point in Africa