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Trekkers Guide to Mount Kilimanjaro

Trekkers Guide to Mount Kilimanjaro

Looking like a magnificent bas relief in the Tanzanian grassland, Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in the African continent, is a remarkable sight. But the sight is even more breathtaking when you get to the snowcapped summit.You do not have to be an elite mountaineer to climb Kilimanjaro. Here is the catch: It is the highest mountain in the world that can be reached by trekking alone. So if you are a fit and experienced trekker and want to experience a classic walking holiday, then a hike up K…

Necropolis of Saqqara

Necropolis of Saqqara

Beyond the bustling city of Cairo, Egypt still possesses the charm of the Ancient World with its magnificent pyramids and remnants of great structures. At the height of Egypt’s power and wealth, they buried their dead in a vast cemetery that sprung a life of its own.Covering a seven-kilometer stretch of the Western Desert, on a plateau high above the River Nile, Saqqara was Ancient Egypt’s cemetery for more than 3500 years. Named after Sokar, the patron god of the dead in the ancient capital of …