Notes From the Road: Climbing the Himalaya
So this is how it works sometimes:
Phone rings. Photo editor says, “Can you leave for Everest Base Camp tomorrow or the next day?” You of course say, “Yes.” Then start to cancel everything you had planned for the next 35 days and start to buy gear and pack bags.
That was this summer, and now my life is wrapped around this story for a year. We are halfway right now. All of this is good. Better than good. It’s what I live for.
Some of this is supposed to be a secret, so I can’t give it all away, but I can tell you that I’m on assignment, on my second of three trips trip to the Khumbu in Nepal, high up