Take me to Mount Everest

Take me to Mount Everest
We all know that Mount Everest
is the highest point on the planet. Each year, many professional climbers and
extreme sports enthusiasts attempt to conquer this mountain. If you are
anything like the Bright Side team and not quite ready for such an achievement,
this post is for you. Here you can simply admire the beauty and magnificence of
the mountain, captured by amazing photographers from around the world.
Mount Everest is located in
the Himalayas. Its southern vertex lies on the border of Nepal and Tibet, and
its northern vertex is located in China.
Take me to Mount Everest
Everest is the English name of the mountain.
Tibetan natives call it Chomolungma (’lady or hostess of the winds’).
Take me to Mount Everest
Take me to Mount Everest
The top of Mount Everest was named after the
leader of the British expedition that explored the Himalayas.
Take me to Mount Everest
Take me to Mount Everest
The oldest Everest conqueror was 80 years
old. The youngest climber to reach the top of the mountain was only 13 years
Take me to Mount Everest
At the highest point of Mount Everest, you
will inhale only a third of the amount of oxygen you intake normally, which is
caused by the reduced air pressure.
Take me to Mount Everest
Take me to Mount Everest
Buddhist prayer flags on the trail to
Take me to Mount Everest
At night, you can see a gorgeous view of the
sky full of stars and the majestic Everest.
Take me to Mount Everest
The giant mountain is still growing because of
the continued movement of continental plates. The height increases by 4 mm
every year.
Take me to Mount Everest
Kayode Ojo
Kayode Emmanuel Ojo is the Co-Founder and Managing Director at SHEFFA Limited. He is presently studying Computer Science at the National Open University, Victoria Island, Lagos.