Sunset at 15,300 ft, Barafu Camp, Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. The lights of Moshi 10,000 feet lower would emerge from the darkness. We would climb 4,000 feet higher the next morning to Uhura Pt, the absolute summit of Kilimanjaro, where there is 50% less oxygen than at sea level.
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