Picture behind the story #24 Did I Reach The Summit?


The summit of Imja Tse beckoned, only the ice pyramid to overcome, would my 12 months upskilling and preparation pay off? Mountaineering IS suffering! Stage 1: Twin Otter, Kathmandu to Lukla Stage 2: Trek to Everest Base Camp, 10 days Stage 3: Find your mountain, camp high, keep hydrated Stage 4: Ascend slopes and snow … Continue reading Picture behind the story #24 Did I Reach The Summit?

WordPress Photo Challenge: Transformation at Herculaneum, 79 AD.


Some transformations are destructive,  typified by the eruption of Mt Vesuvius in August, 79 AD, when the “tsunami” of hot air and steam at around 750 degrees stripped the flesh in an instant transformation from the bodies of people who were still sheltering inside small boathouses at Herculaneum. Transformation