KIlimanjaro, Day 5 sunrise
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KIlimanjaro, Day 5 sunrise

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A: Mount Kilimanjaro, Day 4

Par Martin Banks, à 380 mètres

Mount Kilimanjaro, Day 4

B: Kilimanjaro Reusch Crater

Par Matthias Weidemann, à 470 mètres

Looking into Reusch Crater with the Ash Pit, the most inner crater of the Kilimanjaro summit. We have...

Kilimanjaro Reusch Crater

C: Uhuru peak - Kilimanjaro

Par Martin Banks, à 770 mètres

Uhuru Peak, summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, the roof of Africa

Uhuru peak - Kilimanjaro

D: Mount Klimajaro Uhuru Peak

Par Martin Banks, à 770 mètres

Finally, after a long slog through the rain, snow and wind throughout the night we arrive at Uhuru Pe...

Mount Klimajaro Uhuru Peak

E: Kilimanjaro Uhuru Peak

Par Matthias Weidemann, à 800 mètres

Uhuru Peak, Kilimanjaro, at 5895m (19341ft) the highest point in Africa. The old wooden sign has been...

Kilimanjaro Uhuru Peak

F: Uhuru Peak

Par Martin Hertel, à 810 mètres

On top of Uhuru Peak, the summit of Kilimanjaro / Tanzania with a heigth of 5.895 m a.m.s.l. - very c...

Uhuru Peak

G: Kilimanjaro - first camp

Par Martin Banks, à 970 mètres

the first dawn and sunrise of our ascent to the summit of KIlimanajro

Kilimanjaro - first camp

H: Kilimanjaro - Northern Icefield Weather Station

Par Matthias Weidemann, A 1.6 km

At the Weather station on Kilimanjaro's Northern Icefield. We look at Reusch Crater (133deg) and Uhur...

Kilimanjaro - Northern Icefield Weather Station

I: Kilimanjaro Lava Tower Camp

Par Matthias Weidemann, A 3.3 km

Kilimanjaro - Lava Tower Camp late afternoon. Climbers on the Machame and Shira/Lemosho routes usuall...

Kilimanjaro Lava Tower Camp

J: Sunset at Lava Tower camp, Kilimanjaro

Par Matthias Weidemann, A 3.3 km

Sunset at Lava Tower Camp on the western slopes of Kilimanjaro. The sun is setting over the Shira pla...

Sunset at Lava Tower camp, Kilimanjaro

Ce panorama é été pris à Tanzania, Africa

Ceci est un aperçu de Africa

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The earliest fossil of the homo sapiens family (human beings) was found in Ethiopia, dating back more than 200,000 years. Compared to this length of time, even the "ancient Sumerians" from 6000 B.C. are drooling toddlers.

Let's mention a few African heroes you may have heard of, for inspiration in the face of the continued economic inequality and violence which plague Africa today: Nelson Mandela, first democratically elected President of South Africa, who fought against apartheid and served 27 years in prison while advocating freedom and peace. Haile Salassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, who resisted Mussolini and the fascist Italian invasion of WWII, and who is worshipped as an incarnation of God by the Rastafari movement. Kwame Nkrumah, first Prime Minister of Ghana, advocate of uniting Africa in Pan-Africanism. Fela Kuti, inventor of Afrobeat music, who declared his home to be an independent state, ran for president of Nigeria, and to whose funeral ONE MILLION PEOPLE came to pay their respects.

In June 2001 the African Union was formed, consisting of 53 African States organized, like in the EU, around common economic and political development.

Text by Steve Smith.

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