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The Mt. Elbrus Team

The Russian Ascent

Mount Elbrus – what an awesome sight! The Mountain With an altitude of 5642m, Mount Elbrus lives up to the title of the highest peak in Europe – one of the famed 7 Summits of the world! A dormant twin-peaked volcano situated in the central Caucasus Range, it rises up between the Black and Caspian […]

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The view I'll be seeing in one month's time.

Meet the Mt. Elbrus team

We have the official team for our Mount Elbrus expedition! Here are all the avid adventurers I’ll be summiting with …

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Mount Elbrus in Europe

Mount Elbrus expedition

Final arrangements are being made by Dream World Adventures for the Mt. Elbrus expedition! ‘Team Elbrus’ consists of myself, Christo Moller from Durban, Marisa Caroto and Erika Schwable from Hoedspruit, Heidi Marques and Eldaline Botha from Johannesburg, Deborah Dragone from Cape Town, and Rose Gardner, the group leader …

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Mount Elbus, the highest mountain in Europe

What’s next for 2012

So with the Great Wall of China, the Colliseum in Rome, Petra in Jordan, the Pyramids in Egypt, and now Machu Picchu under my belt, I’ve achieved 5 of the 7 Wonders of the World … what’s next?

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This hill, called Machu Picchu, or 'old peak', gives the site its name.

From the highlands of Peru to the lowlands of the Amazon basin

After leaving the Hotel Monasterio, I climbed on board the Hiram Bingham luxury train that would take me from Cuzco to Machu Picchu. After leaving the station of Poroy, we descended to the plateau of Anta (Pampa de Anta), passing patchwork crops of quinoa, corn, potatoes, and beans …

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My view of Machu Picchu

The conquering of Machu Picchu, Peru

After Easter and four days at the office in Witbank, I departed for South America in search of the Lost City of the Incas. Now 100 years old, since its discovery by Hiram Bingham, Machu Picchu’s legends and myths live on …

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