September 2016, the Aljalila Foundation started a campaign to raise funds and awareness for individuals without limbs. The Mount Kilimanjaro Charity Climb was chosen as the challenge and City1016 was a part of this with their “City1016 Healthy you Healthy Me Healthy UAE” initiative and Sid represented the station. This is his journey …
5 Days to reach the top of the Mount Kilimanjaro – the highest Mountain in Africa and the highest active Volcano outside of South America (source:wikipedia)
The Lava Tower – solidified lava mountain from the volcano
The team who doesnt take No for an answer
Ways to get to the top : Walk “Polae Polae” or “Slowly Slowly” , it’s a marathon not a sprint.
the scenery changes every few meters as you go up
and everybody wants to strike a pose
Starting with shorts and a tshirt on Day 1 and ending with ski pants and warm jackets at the summit, Kilimanjaro has it’s own climate.