Tag: Adventure Travel

Memories of Kilimanjaro, Chapter 4

(Note: If you’ve missed any of the previous chapters of Steve’s story, just click on the chapter that you missed:¬†Chapter 1,¬†Chapter 2,¬†Chapter 3. Enjoy! – Carrie) The Climb Begins! (February 17-21, 2011) Kilimanjaro, with its three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira, is an inactive stratovolcano in north-eastern Tanzania and

Memories of Kilimanjaro, Chapter 3

Foreward: Steve and I wisely decided that if we are serious about climbing Kilimanjaro next year, we should actually go hiking once in awhile. Yesterday, we hiked Margaret’s Way¬†and up to Debbie’s Point where we watched the rain clouds move across the lowlands. According to the map, it should have

Cozumel Night Dive

Last week, Steve and I took our third annual dive trip to Cozumel to escape the winter blues (and this year, the snow…). Cozumel, Mexico is an island six miles east of the Yucatan Peninsula and is easy to get to by plane from Atlanta, or via Cancun and then

A few days in Hawaii

Hawaii…a place I had always dreamed of visiting has now been checked off of the ol’ bucket list.   We only had a few days, so we concentrated on diving in Kona. We dove with¬†Jack’s Diving Locker, who I absolutely would recommend to anyone. They are an incredibly professional, knowledgable