Monthly Archives: July 2010

Pieter Hugo – The Hyena & Other Men

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.


Everest Base Camp, April 2010 (Part 2)

After a long day trekking up to Gorak Shep, I dumped my pack and pressed on another few hours to base camp.
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Lewis Pugh – “The Human Polar Bear”

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?

Everest Base Camp, April 2010 (Part 1)

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
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Pete Heller “Hell or High Water”

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