Climbing Kilimanjaro: Life Lessons from the Top of Africa
A few ideas on how walking up a big pile of volcanic rocks in Africa can teach you something about life. For some, climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro is another check box on a “to do” list. For me it turned out to be a journey — in its own way, an epic exercise in achievement.
Like any journey of significance, themes emerged. Somewhere beyond Kilimanjaro’s snow-patched Uhuru Peak, I learned and relearned some lessons that resonated beyond the mountain-climbing task at hand.