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from The Telegraph

The first men on top of the world

Edmund Hillary, was a New Zealand mountaineer and explorer, a philanthropist who, with Tenzing Norgay, became the first climber to reach the summit of Mount Everest on 29th May 1953.

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from Mail Online

Edmund Hillary: A very special hero inspired by noble courage

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from GloHoliday

20 Sights That Will Remind You How Incredible Earth Is (Part 2)

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Everest. Buddhists believe a goddess lives in the mountain and she decides who summits, who doesn't, who makes it down safely, and who doesn't. She doesn't take kindly to big egos or those who try to "conquer" her. Humble respect always.

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Bottleneck of climbers waiting to scale the Hillary Step (left centre) on May 10, 1996. That is some scary sh**

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from GloHoliday

20 Sights That Will Remind You How Incredible Earth Is (Part 2)

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