By Mike Kluger,Barb Kluger

The "Grand event" is actually an apt description of this sixty-mile trip from the tropics to the arctic, culminating at the 19,340-foot height atop Mt. Kilimanjaro. With the solar emerging over the horizon, it used to be attainable to work out the curvature of the earth as Africa stretched out in all its attractiveness. the writer takes the reader on his seven-day climb up Kilimanjaro, offering vividly wealthy photos of the regularly altering plant life, timber, birds, and animals that make this mountain their domestic. So wealthy and targeted are the descriptions that you simply, too, will believe as though you skilled the altering topography, the new equatorial sun,the bitterly chilly nights, the breathtaking sunrises, and the six-hour starlit trek to the summit in bone-chilling cold.

Upon descending the mountain, the event maintains onto the Serengeti, and its neverending savannahs, open grasslands, bird-filled acacia timber, flamingo-filled lakes and residential to greater than 2.5 million animals. Close-up encounters with wildebeests, elephants, zebras, lions, water buffalos, leopards, baboons, giraffes, and visual display unit lizards are defined with such compelling element that it'll switch how you view your world.

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