Love adventure? Author Erin Farrell takes us to the top of Mount Kiliminjaro on today’s Writing Wranglers and Warriors. This is a must-read!
Originally posted on Writing Wranglers and Warriors:
I knew where the top of the mountain was by the absence of stars. Kilimanjaro’s presence was as demanding and powerful at 1:00 am as it was in sunlight. We judged our distance to the summit by the stars. Where full blackness ended and the stars began, this was our destination.
This trip had been planned for almost a year. Now, in the cold and dark, five days without a shower and two more until I’d feel hot water again, it didn’t seem like such a good idea. Up to this point we hiked in daylight but we started for the summit just after midnight…
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