Archive for the ‘ZA + Kilimanjaro 2007’ Category
Ya, as you might have noticed already… Mr. Zigeiner is back home in da Bavarian Kingdom. I got back almost 2 months ago and since have heavily been working on my bachelor thesis which I handed in 2 days prior(!) to the deadline last week. He he, I think this was the first and only [...]
Tanzania… July 9, 2007… 06:07am… -12Â°C… 5895m… Uhuru Peak! Never have I been so indescribable tired and happy at the same time:-) Yes, I made it! All the way to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak! Machame Route: 6 days & 5 nights – 110 km total – from gate 1800m to summit [...]
I think, I’ve never been that nervous in my life before: I’m off to climb Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak (5895m)! See you all back in about 2 weeks time… *cheers* Zigeiner all my Kili gear nicely wrapped up waterproof in zip-lock & garbage bags
~ 25 years ~ Thank you very much 4 all your congrats and comments on StudiVZ, Facebook, ICQ, Skype, etc…! I’m sure without those automatic B-day reminders, ha ha… it would have been a different story… Anyway, a few of u have said that Zigeiner is becoming old now… but what if… let’s say: I [...]
This afternoon – out of the blue – I did my first climb on Table Mountain, right underneath the cable car! 3 easy trad pitches with “Mad Dan”. *cheers* mate, for takin’ me out!
Sorry, today I have to skip the intro since I am very busy with my thesis… … … “nooot” !! Watchin’ big waves with ma house-mates Steve & Greg @ Hout Bay (on da back side of Table Mountain) Havin’ a “Curry Wurst” @ the “sÃ¼dlichste Wurstbude der Welt” On top of Cape Town @ [...]
(I just had to put up this picture:-) Silhouette of Zigeiner clipping 4th bolt of “Cowboy UP!” grade 22 (-8) @ Rocklands
Sorry to all da non-Bavarian speakin’ folks out there but this story I really need to tell in my native words. There’s just not da right language available in Engilsh:-) But I guess, with lookin’ @ the pics you should get the idea what happened on last weekends mission: Da fÃ¤hrt der Dreckskarrn (DK) auf [...]
Saturday out climbing with Tia & Oli @ da Silvermine National Park (20 mins drive from my house:-) For more pics click [here].
Today I had a dump infront of the National Gallery right in da middle of town. (Have u noticed Table Mountain in the background, hm??) The “throne” I was sitting on is actually artwork created by my never resting and always stressed house-mate Manou. It is part of her PhD Thesis: “Street-art vs. Art in [...]