73-Year-Old Women Scales Mount Everest
Some may fear that as we get older we won't be able to do the things that we could when we were young, but this is not the case for Tamae Watanabe. At 73 years of age, the retired office worker has become the oldest women to climb Mount Everest. Starting in the mid-1970s this remarkable woman has climbed 5 of the 14 peaks that are more than 26,000 feet high.
If reaching Everest sounds like challenge you would like to try, then a holiday with KE Adventure Travels is just right for you. The Everest Base Camp trek is perfect for first time visitors to Nepal; you will get to experience outstanding mountain views as well as gaining an insight into the Sherpa way of life by visiting several charming villages.
This 13 day trip allows plenty of time to cover all the itinerary and means that the walking pace is not overly strenuous. This is an experience not to be missed.
Image credit: Rupert Taylor-Price