Sisyphus of Kilimanjaro

Category: Sense of Place


Photo and caption by Melih Aslan

Today, the porters of Kilimanjaro is clear reflection of king Sisyphus from Greek mythology, who punished by being compelled to roll an immense boulder up a hill, only to watch it roll back down, and to repeat this action forever. They carry everything up to last stop for different climbers almost every week to earn their life.

Location: Kilimanjaro, Alpine Desert, Tanzania


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