Alma Explores was started by a Latina who decided to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro. Our aim is to inspire everyone, but especially women of color, to challenge and discover themselves through experiential, adventure travel, and solo travel. 


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Why I climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro?

Why on earth would anyone want to walk for 44 miles in 7 days, in every kind of possible climate, to the highest peak in Africa and the...

Kilimanjaro Day 2

I wake up from a night of tossing and turning and make my way to the bathroom, otherwise known as a tiny cold closet with a dark drop...

Kilimanjaro Day 3

Waking up to day 3, last night was not too bad. I actually slept. I wore tons of layers and wasn’t so cold. Also, I asked Winnie for some...

Kilimanjaro Day 4

Today we have a short but steep ascent up grassy slopes rewarded by a superb view of the Kenyan plains to the north. Only a 5 mile walk,...

Kilimanjaro Day 5

We wake up to the clearest of sky’s. You would never know the treacherous weather that we had experienced the night before. We leave our...

Kilimanjaro Day 6 - Heading to the Summit

It's 11pm and I hear Winnie's delicate voice outside my tent saying "Warm water for washing." It's time to get up, the day we've been...


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