Ed from the Edge: “World’s Greatest Living Explorer”

“Humble beekeeper turned world’s greatest living explorer” – Legend Sir Edmund Hillary leads the pack of the ‘ten greatest living explorers’ in an extensive Vanity Fair photo essay. “‘Those magnificent men’ …the men and women who leave the comforts of bed and home to explore the far ends of the earth … be it the vastness of the desert, the earth’s highest summit, or the unfathomed depths of the ocean.” Photographed on KareKare Beach, 6th March 22 (island off Karekare not present- cheers photoshop!), Sir Ed recalls the Everest ascent (“we knocked the bastard off”) as well as his humanitarian adventures.


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Calcutta Celebrates Hillary@100: “Tales Of Man On Mission”

Calcutta Celebrates Hillary@100: “Tales Of Man On Mission”

A celebration of the life and work of Sir Edmund Hillary in Calcutta on Saturday “remembered him with stories and anecdotes of not only as the mountaineer who became the first…