Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Mother Goddess of the Earth
In light of the recent tragedy on Everest much discussion has been going on with people trying hard from within the ethos of grief and mourning to articulate the myriad number of issues at hand. People trying to explain what is at stake with the halting of this season's summit attempts from the South side...summit attempts, however many 'first's', even a wing-suit jump from the top...etc. Nowhere has the talk had more of a deep and distressing impact than here in Kathmandu.
A friend has written forcefully and informatively on her blogsite found at http://tangledjourneys.com/category/everest/ and today I added this comment (slightly re-edited):