While I set off from the west with Jaffar Amin from Londrossi Gate on 7th December 2010 on the Lemosho route, Mary and William Rutta also set off from the east from Marangu Gate on the Marangu route.
In this first of four posts she shares her experience of climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro.
|Elias, a member of BUDAP in Bukoba.|
|The author of this blog, second from right, with members of BUDAP. From left, Baraka, Ashirafu, Themistocles, and Elias at their Bukoba premises.|
|William Rutta (left) BUDAP's Chairman with me at BUDAP's premises in Bukoba.|
More than 30 years ago, Tanzania went to war against Uganda while their fathers were the respective leaders of the two countries. The war left many tragedies in both countries. To Ugandans Tanzanians are liberators who ended Idi Amin’s reign.
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