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When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.
The beautiful sunset in the mountains of Nelspruit in SOuth Africa. One of the many things I love about South Africa are the sunsets. No matter where you watch the sunset, there is always an inspiring, heart-warming, reassuring silence about it.
Stop and absorb the next sunset…
Maybe it’s on your bucket list. Maybe you want to raise money for a good cause. Perhaps you’re a young adult touring the world looking for adventure, or a senior citizen hoping to prove that you’re not over the hill yet. Whatever your motivation, you have decided to climb Kilimanjaro. Now what?
Kilimanjaro is one of the world’s great mountains; it’s the highest point in Africa and the highest free-standing mountain (not part of a range) on earth. Happily, its summit is within the reach of anyone in reasonable physical condition; it is technically no more difficult than a rugged mountain hike. Many people who set out to climb it, however, never reach the summit – I’ve been told that perhaps 50% of attempts fail.
I climbed a lot of mountains in my younger days, went on to gentler pursuits, and then, 20 years later, got to the top of…
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I love a good documentary. Africa is also pretty high on my interest list so the combination for me is irresistible. If you are the same and love to find out about inspiring people then I highly recommend Jane Goodall.
It is hard not to find inspiration in Jane. At 75 having given up her life’s work she is travelling the world being interviewed or giving lectures. Devoting more than 300 days of the year to fighting for the planet. She has even been honoured with “Dame of the British Empire” and admitted into the “Légion d’Honneur”, France’s highest decoration.
You can read more about her on this website
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