Kilimanjaro: Martin & Team Arrive in Tanzania

Posted by: Jeff Martin | February 09, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Kilimanjaro

Hello from Usa River, Tanzania,

The daily KLM flight from Amsterdam arrived right on time tonight, and fortunately our entire team made the flight. Not so lucky with all the bags. We have one bag that is still in Amsterdam and will come down on tomorrow’s flight, just in time for us before we leave for the mountain. We are now at the hotel and just finished the best meal that has been served in the last 9,000 + miles of travel.

Tomorrow we’ll start with a full orientation about our Kilimanjaro climb and safari and then work on getting our gear ready and weighed for the mountain. Everyone is excited to finally be here in Africa and beginning this incredible adventure. More to follow tomorrow.

Best regards,
RMI Guide Jeff Martin

Our rooms at the Dik Dik Hotel, near the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Photo: Jeff Martin The Dik Dik Hotel pool area. Photo: Jeff Martin

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Trace, Sarah, Bro-ski, Dad, ESM…

This experience is going to exceed your expectations, I’m sure. :) Dad, the guide won’t let you drive on the safari, so don’t even ask.

PS For the love of Pete, please try and pick up some Swahili while you’re out there. haha. Eric, we should have made you some post cards to study off of.

Posted by: Rachel on 2/11/2014 at 11:14 am

Sarah, friends, guides, helpers,

Have a magnificent adventure!

      Safe journey!  xoxox’s,  mom

Posted by: Marguerite Saslow on 2/11/2014 at 7:18 am

Best of luck for a safe & exciting adventure! I’ll b watching!

Posted by: Michelle La Vina on 2/10/2014 at 10:24 pm

Mom-love-n-hugs to Eric!!!!  Wishing the team a most excellent trip, and that you all take good care of each other.  “Every day is an adventure!!” 


Posted by: Lisa Bastoni on 2/10/2014 at 12:58 pm

chris, holly, eric and sarah

woo hoo!!! can not wait to hear all about your adventure. stay safe.


Posted by: becky fee on 2/10/2014 at 11:34 am

Chris and Holly-Good Luck!!  We will be watching!
-TAI crew

Posted by: Adam Wachter on 2/10/2014 at 9:44 am

So glad you made it out of Portland, Chris and Holly!!!  Let the adventure begin.  I’ll be following you each day and live vicariously through you!

Posted by: Candy Schneider on 2/10/2014 at 8:59 am

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