Quite a few people have used Mallory’s words to talk about the need to overcome a challenge, the drive to prove oneself, but the same impulse would seem to guide travelers, explorers, road trippers, even when challenge isn’t part of the equation.
The atmosphere is lively. Runners drop heavily onto benches: a figure, a garment, the smell of perspiring bodies—gross! You enjoy it.
Tristan Marajh Feature Photo: “Kili is a shy mountain,” a local told me. I did not know what this meant. … More