Author Archives: peterbenoite

About peterbenoite

I am the men's basketball coach at Memorial University.

Cairo: The Pyramids, Tutankhamun and Tahrir Sqaure

July 12 – July 16 When I realized that my trip to Tanzania would be routing through Cairo, I couldn’t help but take advantage and include an extended stayover during my return. The pyramids have always been a cause for … Continue reading

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Some Pics of Kilimanjaro

The route ahead On the Trail The things porters carry! Relaxing at Camp Set up for Breakfast Enjoying a morning tea The mountain and I Posing during an acclimatization walk at Shira Caves Campsite Getting closer to Kibo – the … Continue reading

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Taking on Mount Kilimanjaro – A worthy Foe

So I’ve returned from my battle with Africa’s largest mountain. Kilimanjaro has been described as a fairly moderate climb, with no technical skills required, and any somewhat fit person can get to the top. It has been also described as … Continue reading

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St. Constantine’s BBall Session and Maasai Village Tour

Saturday, July 2 2011 On Saturday I woke up feeling somewhat better. I took some of my ciprofaloxacin general antibiotic the night before, and that seems to have done the trick and settled my stomach down a bit. I had … Continue reading

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Arusha – Foothills of Mt Meru and Mt Kilimanjaro

I used to watch a lot of black and white movies as a kid, and one that I remember is The Snows of kilimanjoro. Its a Gregory Peck movie and in it he is basically dying from a hunting accident … Continue reading

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An Update – Finally!! Camp 2 Complete

Hello Everybody, Finally getting a chance to update the blog. I apologize for not posting this past week. I actually got pretty ill on Monday, and it continuted throughout the week, and ended up going to bed pretty early most … Continue reading

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Last day of Boys Camp

Friday, June 24 2011 Had a good day to finish off the last day of camp. Got up early to pack my things for Zanzibar…and managed to get down to the IST early enough to get a workout in. We … Continue reading

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