Yes that’s me. On the lap of a man with a yellow wig on. At Everest Base Camp.
In my mind’s eye I had pictured it. For over twelve months we had planned it and for six months we had trained hard for it.
We paid for the air tickets a week before the first quake. Twice we decided to cancel the trip, the second time only a month before we were to depart. But we had trained so hard and planned for so long, it was something we had to do, it didn’t feel right to cancel.
Back home with stories, memories and photos that still bring tears to my eyes it is without doubt one of the best things I have ever done. It is an amazing experience and the Everest Base Camp trail and the Khumbu is ready for trekkers. So if you have ever thought of doing it, think no longer, just do it. Train and prepare for a life changing experience.
Oh and the wig – it was a big hit at EBC and borrowed for photos that will adorn shelves in Japan and India just to name a few.