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Mt. Kilimanjaro Trek

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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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The Snows of Kilimanjaro

EAF26
Ernest Hemingway
Scribner
1995
156
0684804441
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set in Africa, this collection of 10 prime Hemingway stories includes not just the famous title story but also The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber, a chilling masterpiece about an American couple on a big game safari.
$15.00

Kilimanjaro, To the Roof of Africa

EAF112
David Breashears (Director)
Slingshot
2002
1584483091
DVD
Film
0
0
0
0
This strikingly beautiful celebration of Kilimanjaro, originally presented in IMAX theaters, focuses on the history, nature and beauty of the mountain along with the experiences of the trekkers.
$19.99

Kilimanjaro, A Photographic Journey to the Roof of Africa

AFR239
Hiltrud Schulz (Photographer), Michel Moushabeck
Interlink Publishing Group
2009
160
1566567815
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
In this spirited account, featuring 200 color photographs, Moushabeck and Schulz weave stories of their own trek on Kilimanjaro's scenic and less-visited Lemosho route with the history and nature of Africa's greatest mountain.
$30.00

Kilimanjaro, A Trekking Guide to Africa's Highest Mountain

EAF107
Henry Stedman
Trailblazer
2014
368
190586454X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This indispensable guide includes practical information, an overview of history, nature and people of the region and chapters on preparation, perils and pleasures of the trek.
$22.95

Kilimanjaro & Tanzania North Map

EAF69
ITMB
ITMB
2013
1
1553414721
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A full-color topographic map of the great mountain at a scale of 1:62,500 with routes clearly indicated.
$12.95

Kilimanjaro National Park

EAF431
Harms IC Verlag
Aa Balkema
2013
1
3927468290
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A two-sided topographic map of Kilimanjaro National Park with the mountain on one side at 1:100,000 and insets of Arusha, Moshi, Kibo and the Tanzania Northern Circuit on the other side.
$15.95

Kilimanjaro National Park Map

EAF104
Ma Company (Tanzania)
MapLink
2010
2
0783424434
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This sketch map of Kilimanjaro, at a scale of 1:59,000, isn’t just a handsome souvenir, it shows trekking routes, camps, geographic features and topography in detail.
$14.95

Northern Tanzania Map

EAF154
Ma Company (Tanzania)
MapLink
2010
1
0783424418
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful, hand-drawn map at a scale of 1:1.4 million shows popular game parks and reserves, including Tsavo, Serengeti, Lake Manyara, Ngornongoro, Tarangire and Kilimanjaro.
$14.95

Serengeti National Park Map

EAF130
Ma Company (Tanzania)
MapLink
2014
2
0783424442
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This detailed, full-color sketch map of the Serengeti ecosystem includes camps, lodges, watercourses, habitat and topography.
$14.95

Tanzania Map

EAF08
Nelles
Nelles Maps
2017
2
3865741177
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A double-sided map with neighboring Rwanda and Burundi.
$13.95

Altitude Illness: Prevention and Treatment

REF02
Stephen Bezruchka
Mountaineers
2005
128
0898866855
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
Bezruchka, a mountaineer and M.D., includes case studies, frequently asked questions and simple methods of diagnosis and treatment in this indispensable pocket guide.
$8.95

Bradt Safari Guide Northern Tanzania

EAF143
Chris McIntyre, Philip Briggs
Bradt Publications
2013
430
1841624578
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, practical overview of the history, wildlife and attractions of the Serengeti and surrounding parks, including Zanzibar.
$25.99

Explore Mount Kilimanjaro

EAF102
Jacquetta Megarry
Interlink Publishing Group
2013
96
1898481237
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An ingenious, water resistant, spiral-bound guide to the Marunga, Machame and Rongai trekking routes with foldout, color maps.
$17.95

Lonely Planet Swahili Phrasebook

EAF96
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2014
260
1743211961
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A pocket phrasebook, dictionary and language guide for the traveler to East Africa.
$9.99

Kissing Kilimanjaro

EAF369
Daniel Door
Mountaineers
2010
244
1594853703
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
How far one man will go to impress a woman and conquer Africa's highest mountain? And what if it takes two attempts (Machame, followed by the Rongai Route)? Daniel Door's account of the climb with the love of his life captures the beauty and challenge of
$18.95

The Shadow of Kilimanjaro

EAF61
Rick Ridgeway
Henry Holt and Company
1999
288
0805053905
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Ridgeway recounts his walk from Mount Kilimanjaro across Tsavo National Park to the Indian Ocean in the company of Iain Allan (and an armed guard). It's a perceptive overview of Kenya, its wildlife and conservation by an appreciative observer.
$22.99

The Tree Where Man Was Born

EAF27
Peter Matthiessen
Penguin
2010
368
0143106244
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A classic portrait of East Africa, enthralling in its detail on nature and daily life. Includes Maasai Mara, Ngorongoro, the Kenyan highlands and Matthiessen's field trips, safaris and adventures in the Serengeti.
$17.00

Treasure of the Golden Cheetah

EAF341
Suzanne Arruda
Penguin Putnam
2010
384
0451229436
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Set in atmospheric 1920s East Africa, Suzanne Arruda's fifth Jade del Camerone mystery places her intrepid photojournalist on the slopes of Kilimanjaro, where a glamorous Hollywood film shoot is soon ruffled by a killing and what might not be the suicide
$16.00

African Wildlife

AFR109
James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
1999
1583550321
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A laminated foldout guide illustrating almost 150 species of African animals, designed for quick reference in the field.
$7.95

Birds of East Africa

EAF92
Terry Stevenson, John Fanshawe
Princeton University Press
2006
602
0691126658
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Compact and comprehensive, this guide to 1,388 species of birds in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi features 286 excellent color plates, range maps and notes on habitats and conservation. A veteran tour leader, co-author Stevenson lives in Keny
$39.50

Kingdon Pocket Guide to African Mammals

EAF128
Jonathan Kingdon
Princeton University Press
2004
272
0691122393
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A conveniently compact edition of Kingdon's celebrated guide, that includes information on distribution, ecology and conservation status, with 480 outstanding color illustrations and maps.
$29.95

The Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals

AFR32
Jonathan Kingdon
Princeton University Press
2015
544
0691164533
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This stunningly illustrated, comprehensive field guide by a leading authority includes over 500 of Kingdon's exquisite color paintings. Fully revised and updated with more than 1,100 species.
$49.50

Wildlife of East Africa

EAF108
Martin B. Withers
Princeton University Press
2002
256
0691007373
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This take-along guide to 475 common species of birds, mammals, reptiles, insects, trees and flowers of East Africa features full-color photographs with detailed descriptions on facing pages.
$19.95

More Books

Footprint Kilimanjaro & Northern Tanzania Handbook

EAF452
Lizzie Williams
Footprint Handbooks
2016
176
1910120820
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A sturdy practical guide in the British Footprint series, featuring in-depth practical information, sketch maps and an overview of history and culture.
$14.99

Kilimanjaro, Summit of Africa

EAF345
Jacquetta Megarry
Interlink Publishing Group
2009
96
1898481520
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This illustrated pocket guide includes detailed descriptions of the Mt. Meru Trek as well as the four main trekking routes (Marangu, Machame and Rongai, and Lemosho) on Kili.
$16.95

The Safari Companion

AFR06
Richard Estes
Chelsea Green Publishing
1999
459
1890132446
PAPER
Field Guide
1
0
0
0
An invaluable encyclopedic guide to Africa's mammals by a noted scientist, this perennial bestseller includes black-and-white drawings, an overview of each animal group and in-depth information. Written with the typical safari-goer in mind.
$30.00

Swahili, A Language Map

EAF362
Kristine K. Kershul
Bilingual Books
2010
1
1931873976
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This durable, foldout card gives easy phonetic pronunciation for several hundred of the most commonly needed words and phrases.
$9.95

Volcano Above the Clouds

EAF386
Nova
Baker & Taylor Video
2004
1593751117
DVD
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Robin Buxton, an African-born naturalist, disabled by polio who has long studied the mountain, and a Tanzanian park ranger summit Kilimanjaro with the Nova team in this drama.
$19.95

West with the Night

EAF10
Beryl Markham
North Point Press
2013
294
0865471185
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
1
0
0
Markham evokes the landscapes, people and wildlife of East Africa in engrossing detail in this classic memoir of amazing adventures as a bush pilot in 1930s Kenya. A favorite.
$16.00

The Worlds of a Maasai Warrior

EAF29
Ole Saitoti
University of California Press
1988
144
0520063252
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Bridging several worlds with tremendous grace, Saitoti looks back on his life among the Maasai, both as spokesperson for his tribe and as one of the first Maasai safari guides.
$29.95

I Married a Travel Junkie

TVL549
Samuel Jay Keyser
2012
200
1934848433
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Our reluctant traveler -- professor emeritus of linguistics at MIT, Samual Jay Keyser chronicles his terrifying adventures to the Serengeti, Bwindi and other awful places with his gung-ho wife of 15 years in this ode to adventurous travel.
$14.95

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

EAF153
Ma Company (Tanzania)
MapLink
2003
2
0783424965
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
An attractive, colorful and informative sketch map of the area with notes on wildlife and conservation at a scale of 2:210,000.
$14.95

Kilimanjaro, A Complete Trekker's Guide

EAF134
Alexander Stewart
Cicerone
2004
255
1852844132
PAPER
Guidebook
3/25/2012
0
0
0
0
A compact, comprehensive overview of the mountain and practical guide to Kilimanjaro treks. The section on climbing covers all the popular routes.
$22.95

Kilimanjaro & East Africa, A Climbing and Trekking Guide

EAF63
Cameron Burns
Mountaineers
2006
236
0898866049
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact planning guide to Kilimanjaro's forest and moorland routes, neighboring Mount Meru, Mount Kenya and the Rwenzoris.
$19.95

The Cadogan Guide to Travel Health

GEN68
Jane Wilson-Howarth
Cadogan Books
2009
312
1860114245
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
The fifth, exapnded edition of Dr. Wilson-Howarth's authoritative and entertaining guide, originally published as Bugs, Bites & Bowels.
$14.95

Africa, The Serengeti

EAF120
George Casey (Director)
Slingshot
1994
1584480122
DVD
Film
0
0
0
0
James Earl Jones narrates this dazzling 40-minute IMAX documentary of the migration of wildebeest in the Serengeti and Masai Mara.
$19.99

Seven Summits

EXP48
Dick Bass, Frank Wells, Rick Ridgeway
Warner Books
1988
336
0446385166
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
For those heading to Africa, this book about two men trying to conquer the world's seven summit includes a detailed description of the (non-technical) Machame route on Kilimanjaro.
$17.00

In the Dust of Kilimanjaro

EAF48
David Western
Island Press
2001
250
1559635347
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Published in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Kenya Wildlife Service and written by its former director, Western writes eloquently of his immersion in the natural history and cultures of Kenya.
$36.00

For Kids

Folktales from Africa

AFR336
Dianne Stewart
Struik
2015
128
1432303554
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A beautifully illustrated collection of African tales that not only provide insight into their native countries, but also into the human condition. The insightful retellings by award-winning South African writer Dianne Stewart are accompanied by illustrat
$12.00

Let's Explore... City

TVL668
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
48
1786572303
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Part of Lonely Planet’s "Let’s Explore..." series, this sticker activity book takes explorers ages 5 to 8 on safari with fascinating facts, puzzles and plenty of pages to color and complete.
$9.99

Let's Explore... Mountain

TVL669
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
48
1786573156
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Part of Lonely Planet’s "Let’s Explore..." series, this sticker activity book takes explorers ages 5 to 8 on through the mountains with fascinating facts, puzzles and plenty of pages to color and complete.
$9.99

Worth Looking For

Say it in Swahili

EAF46
Sharifa Zawawi
Dover Publications
1972
205
0486227928
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
1
A palm-size pocket guide to common phrases and expressions.
$5.95

No Picnic on Mount Kenya

EAF59
Felice Benuzzi
Lyons Press
2014
240
1592287247
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
1
This daring tale of the author's escape from a prisoner of war camp to climb Mount Kenya is not just great reading. Benuzzi's account of landscapes, animals and habitats encountered on his way could also be of interest to anyone contemplating scaling the
$16.95

Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania

FG39
Dale Zimmerman, Donald Turner, David Pearson
Princeton University Press
1999
576
0691010226
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
Ideal for the Serengeti, this field guide features 124 stunning color plates.
$35.00