Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Kilimanjaro Beckons

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

I know that I must do what's right
As sure as Kilimanjaro rises like Olympus above the Serengeti

It's that song's fault. Whenever I listen to Toto's Africa I can feel the mountain beckoning me.  For more than a century, the snow capped Kilimanjaro has lured countless visitors up its summit, and I dream of reaching it someday, before its snowy peaks and glaciers all but disappear.

I bless the rains down in Africa
Gonna take some time to do the things we never had.


Anonymous said...

Some of my friends have been there, a charity thing. Kilimanjaro gets a lot of that kind of business.

Loree said...

I love, love, love that song. My friend's brother climbed the mountain in the summer of 2009 together with some other Maltese people. They did it in aid of charity.

Anonymous said...

one of the places to climb before i die! and you are coming with me. :)

Angeli said...

@loree, unstranger: so some treks to kilimanjaro are done for charity? i didn't know that..

@anonymous: coming with you to kilimanjaro or to the grave? hahahahahahhahah

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