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Chris’ big day arrives: heading to Africa

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9/28/2010 06:51 PM EDT

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Chris McAneny
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Chris McAneny   10/8/2010 4:44:57 PM
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Hi Neo 1 , If you search the page you can find the fully story why I am doing this trek but in Summary to raise Money and Awareness of Male Cancers and the Children of a Tanzanian Orphanage whos parents died of Aids or Malaria . Gadgets : As well as the Altimeter , IPOD great motivator when the going gets tough !... and just to show everything isnt electronics....A Wind Up Torch that our guide thought brilliant as no need for batteries !! Chris

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Chris McAneny   10/8/2010 4:40:15 PM
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My takeaway Swahili was " Asante Sane" which means Thank You Very Much . It was very useful to all the great people that we met and who helped us to the roof of Africa Chris Sherpa ;-)

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vinyl   10/1/2010 12:14:15 AM
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What about "obuntu"! ;)

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kfield   9/30/2010 12:13:31 PM
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This blog post is part of a series chronicling the adventures of Microchip engineers who are building a device they'll use to track their location and take measurements as they climb Africa’s famous Mt. Kilimanjaro. See all the posts at: http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-blogs/4206378/Extreme-low-power-in-an-extreme-location

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DWenn   9/29/2010 12:09:21 PM
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I learned two words of Swahili during my trip, "Jambo" (which means hello) and "Chocolate", they are usually spoken by the children and usually come in very close succession! :-)

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Neo10   9/29/2010 3:13:47 AM
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I guess this is not fully told. What were you going there for and what gadgets did you take?

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