Pics: climbing Everest

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  1. One of the many teahouses along the main hiking trail to Everest base camp.
  2. Nepalese Sherpas are able to carry enormous loads in the thin mountain air.
  3. Life coach Klasie Wessels at Everest base camp.
  4. The Swayambhunath (monkey) temple in Kathmandu.
  5. The town of Namche Bazaar, on the trail to the foot of Everest.

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