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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 me wrong, its not that I do not want to share my story, it’s just that I’m not sure that you want to read it!!! I will however, let you decide for yourself.

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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 that is how I got interested in hiking.  My parents also started a tradition of family trips every December which ignited in me the passion to discover what nature has to offer.

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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 a mountain.

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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.

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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 physical strength and endurance, I learnt other things not related to hiking and made a bunch of friends as well.

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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 I I’m currently pursuing.

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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 with people, I still found my love for nature and its conservation more prominent and so left the office and took it to the mountains where I found my peace.

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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 proper hike too! Everything happens when it’s meant to! Read more