Rotterdam school of management

Erasmus University.


Why mountains? Why Kilimanjaro?

Posted by in Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro 2014

Well, finally a new mountain is waiting for me! I’ve been to the mountains before, but after the birth of my son I had to take a break, because he was too small to accompany me in the trips. Now I am going back. Why do people go there? Why do people get connected and can hardly stop? One of the most remarkable experiences I have ever had was in Argentina. The team was just two people. The path was not on the high altitude but very steep and had many obstacles: huge trees on the road, cold mountain rivers……

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If Blisters Could Talk: Passion on the Kilimanjaro Boat

Posted by in Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro 2011

When thinking of what to write about my experience on the all-women Kilimanjaro boat at this weekend’s RSM Sailing Regatta, many words flowed through my head (love…hate…family…team…drove me crazy…made me laugh) but the words that kept resonating over and over were “passion” and “commitment” because that’s what I found on the boat this weekend. Day 1 – Princess Learns Commitment For those of you who know sailing, I was put in a “hiker” position on the first of the two days.  Not knowing how to swim or having been in a race before, I had requested the safest position on…

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