Pokhara—Igniting Your Spirit of Adventure

Phewa Lake. In the background Annapurna summits. Image:Wolfgang Beyer/Wikipedia

A glowing chapter was added to the history of the Himalayas on May 19, 1975, when Junko Tabei became the first woman ever to reach the top of Mount Everest, the highest place on earth. Many more women have climbed Everest since then; however, Junko Tabei is the name that always comes to the forefront when talking about women and mountaineering. Continue reading

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