The day started with a wonderful rendition of African praise songs by our porter and guides team before we started walking! What a wonderful way to start the day!
And we were so blessed that the clouds had cleared so we had a stunning view of the peak ahead of us all morning.
As the clouds and mist moved in during the afternoon, the temperature definitely dropped and there was beauty in a different sort of way surrounding us. When the clouds parted, we would see beautiful
Hi from Tanzania! We are staying with our relatives in a town called Moshi, a little way from the foot of Kilimanjaro. After being wonderfully chauffeured to Birmingham airport (shout out to Helen Phipps and Steve Lee) we had a rather exhausting 24 hour journey to get here. On our last flight we saw Kilimanjaro towering above the clouds as we flew in! We had a wonderful African experience of church this morning - wooden benches under a canopy with worship and sharing all tran
With just 5 days until we fly, packing is well underway, visas are (mostly!) sorted and we are trying to get our heads around the challenge that lies ahead. I re-watched this TEDx talk about 'glass children' which re-energised me for the challenging climb that we are about to take on, reminding me how important it is to raise awareness of the siblings that are often carrying so much, and feel that have to be so strong, and yet feel like they shouldn't or can't ask for help th