Our first camp is beautiful. Stan and I set our tent up in a small clearing away from the porters hut. The porters use wood for their cooking fires and it tends to get really smoky if you camp nearby. After setting up camp we took a nap then found a water supply and Stan filtered water for cooking. Dinner was great! We had chicken and dumplings with apple-blueberry cobbler for dessert. The views of Kili poking through the clouds at sunset, are breathtaking! It sure does look far away from here. Read the rest of this entry »