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Burra Sahib

January 25, 2008

Earlier this month Sir Edmund Hillary passed away – he was the first man to climb Mt. Everest, along with his guide Tenzig Norgay. I wanted to honor one of the last few people with a true adventurer spirit! You gotta love a guy who said of his achievement, Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons. Science is used to raise money for the expeditions, but you really climb for the hell of it”.

In addition to climbing Everest, he went on several other expeditions, and later in life, was involved with fundraising campaigns in Nepal. They called him The Big Man, or, ‘ Burra Sahib’.

7 Comments leave one →
  1. January 25, 2008 3:42 pm

    the fog effect and textures are amazing.

  2. Irma permalink
    January 26, 2008 2:45 am

    Deliciously crisp!

    Tantalizingly emotional!

    A delicate and refined morsel!

  3. January 27, 2008 2:44 pm

    Thanks Shani, Irma.

    Irma – are you sure your not just describing a tasty snack? Pringles perhaps?

  4. Irma permalink
    January 29, 2008 1:02 am

    Look, Rey. It’s your choice if you want to go getting all emotional over pringles, but don’t let me catch you crying and eating, or I might be forced to laugh at the delicious irony.

  5. January 29, 2008 8:28 am

    ahawwww, i see what you did there. kudos to you, Irma.

  6. simone permalink
    January 30, 2008 2:16 am

    i love your artworks 🙂

  7. September 19, 2009 1:14 pm

    Online-Beantragung von Zusch?ssen, so ich suche wurden rund

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