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Devialini

When Alia asked me to pen my story for Women Who Hike, I initially agreed but took a long time to actually write anything. Everytime I thought about it, I would wonder what to write and how it would be received by those reading it. Don’t get…
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Grace Njeri

Hi, My name is Grace from Nairobi. I work in telecommunications as a marketer.   I hike because it is fun and enables me to keep fit as well.   I used to be an active Girl guide and ranger back in primary school and…
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Henriette

When I was 30, my dream was to climb Kili the day I turned 40… unfortunately this still remains only a dream; this milestone has come & gone with no mountain (or hill) in-sight. There was no way I was even climbing off my couch, yet alone…
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Joan Nduati

Hello, My story is going to be a little different from the many ladies here as hiking is not my number one activity.  I am a biker and am mostly on my motorbike riding to anywhere and everywhere. I was born and brought up in Nyeri…
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CLIMBING MOUNT LONGONOT- BY LINDAH ATING’AH

CLIMBING MOUNT LONGONOT- BY LINDAH ATING’AH I hiked up Mt.Longonot with a group of hikers belonging to Women Who Hike-Kenya on 8th October 2017 and that it was my best experience yet for 2017 is an understatement. Apart from testing my…
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Rawan Abdulkarim Dakik

Hello, I am Rawan Abdulkarim Dakik, From Lebanon. I am 16 year old mountain climber! I grew up in a society that is open to exploring mountains in Tanzania. In school there is an outdoors pursuits program that allowed me to find this hobby that…
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Sylvia Mwangi

I am Sylvia Mwangi from Nairobi and always had a heart for the wild; wildlife, landscape and most of all pushing my limits (both physical and emotional) through conquering mountains. With my marketing profession lying more on going out and interacting…
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Parita Bulsara

Meditation in motion! Wow! What a start to the year. This year has started on a very positive note for me. Things I have never done before have just started happening automatically. My spiritual practices and path has opened up and my first…