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“The snows of Kilimanjaro” by Ernest Hemmingway

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The Snows of Kilimanjaro

One of the most popular short stories of Ernest Hemingway tells about hard fate and lost opportunities of dying writer who finds his death, reached the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Climbing the great mountain, the character lives once more milestones of his failed life, dreaming of texts that he will not write. It seems that the marvelous beauty of African views cleans the mind, making rethink everything and point the main idea that life is really beautiful and unique like snow in the heart of hot Africa

Published on 11 September 2021 Revised on 22 January 2024
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Yurii Bogorodskiy
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Yuri, a full-time researcher and writer at Altezza Travel, has been living in Tanzania since 2019. He has explored many of its lesser-known destinations, including Kitulo and Rubondo National Parks, Lake Victoria, Zanzibar, and many other historical, natural, and archeological sites. His experiences in the Amani Forest and Ibanda–Kyerwa National Park have inspired him to become a passionate birder. Yurii is also an avid reader, delving into various volumes about Tanzanian culture and history. He regularly shares detailed articles based on his research and travels on our blog.

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