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Tanzania bans plastic bags

Penalties for those arriving at Kilimanjaro Airport with plastic bags We have been advised that Tanzania is, from the start of next month, banning plastic bags from entering the country. This does of course have huge ramifications for Kilimanjaro trekkers, many of whom use plastic bags to keep their clothes and other items separate in [...]

Woman agreed to climb Kilimanjaro thinking it was in Wales

Just in case you missed this one, earlier this month several UK newspapers reported the story of a woman who had agreed to accompany her daughter on a climb up Kilimanjaro - only she thought it was in Wales. Apparently, Nikki Barnett, from Nuneaton, had always had trouble pronouncing Welsh place names and so assumed that, because she [...]

September 21st, 2017|News Bulletins|