Reading an article over on Polo’s Bastards I came across this strange photo from photographer Pieter Hugo, taken in Lagos, Nigeria. Check out the rest of the set here.
After a long day trekking up to Gorak Shep, I dumped my pack and pressed on another few hours to base camp.
On the subject of Everest, I came across this video on the Outside site. It follows environmentalist and extreme swimmer Lewis Pugh swimming across Pumori lake at 17,000ft in the shadow of Everest. A bit cold for trunks?
After a few weeks of procrastination I’ve got round to sorting a selection of photos from by trek to EBC earlier this year.
Street kids in Kathmandu watching the world (and the cows) go by
I recently picked up a copy of Peter Heller’s account of the first successful kayak descent of the Yarlung Tsangpo river in Tibet….once I started reading it I couldn’t put it down! Get it here