Mount Everest – The Tragedy of Commercialism

Tragedy has once again been carved out of triumph in the Himalaya.  At least four people lost their lives descending an overcrowded Mount Everest in unsuitable conditions. I have read a few of the eye-witness reports, and some comments on various forums, many stating “the mountain is conquered”. Himalaya giants such as the world’s highest mountain are never conquered, they …

Travel Art

“An adventure is possible in your own backyard if you have an adventurous spirit” Taking part in a great social media chat regarding adventure travel gave rise to a number of issues. To some this type of travel seems to be synonymous with high risk and adrenalin sports. The truth is it is a phrase coined to group a number …