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Ten Interesting Facts About Africa August 2, 2016 – Posted in: Travel

  Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Africa Africa has been referred to as the dark continent. This is a reflection of ignorance about Africa, rather than a reflection of the continent itself. Below are some interesting facts about Africa which you probably didn’t know Africa is larger than the United States, China, India, Argentina, and western Europe combined. The Sahara desert alone is bigger than the continental USA. There are 56 sovereign countries on…

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Climbing Kilimanjaro was hard July 27, 2016 – Posted in: Travel

Post by Dr. Quinta ( A couple years ago, I fulfilled my dream of climbing to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. At 19,341 ft, it is the highest free-standing mountain in the world. Several routes are available for climbing the mountain. My group and I used Lemosho which is 7 days round-trip: 5.5 days to reach the summit, and 1.5 days to descend. Each night we camped on the mountain. We had porters who…

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