Mt. Kilimanjaro Charity Climb 2004
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|Clips from the schools benefiting from the KVEP, Kilimanjaro Village Education Project|
|One of many songs sang to us as we toured the
KVEP benefiting schools in the Marangu area. Note our group at front of
|Curious faces of school children being
photographed during the ringing of the class bell.
|Class saying "Good Morning Sir" in
|Quick pan of School Children singing to us.
|Quick close-up walk through the School
Children singing to us.
|Entire school singing and dancing as we looked
on. This particular sight will benefit from the new "Nursery"
that our 2004 Kilimanjaro climb is paying for. Shows our group watching.
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|Walking on Kilimanjaro.|
|Walking the "Saddle" at about 15,000
feet towards Kibo Hut. Slow silent progress as the clouds blew past us.
|Musical clips of the "Kilimanjaro Song". Quite catchy.|
|The "Kilimanjaro Song" sang solo
by our chief guide "Joseph" to my father.
|The "Kilimanjaro Song" sang by the
entire group of our 25 guides and porters to us at our
Summit Certificate Ceremony at the Marangu Hotel.
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|Clips from our victory Certificate Ceremony.|
|My father "John" getting his
Kilimanjaro Certificate hours after completing the walk.
|My father "John" getting some
well-humoured spontaneous chanting at the Certificate Ceremony. Being
the eldest (65) in our group, he obtained the complimentary name of
"Babu" from our group of porters.