I thought you would appreciate seeing this picture of me and my Ego at Everest Base Camp, Tibet, taken on Thursday, Oct 11, 2007.
It was very cold and the wind was extremely brisk, which explains my grimmacing expression, heh. What you see here is the sign on the Tibet/north face EBC, which reads Mt. Qomolangma Base Camp, 5200m. And although the hill on the left looks higher from the angle this picture was taken from, Everest is that snowy lump on the right, behind the building. ;)
This bag has now trekked around China (Shanghai, Suzhou, Shaolin, Pingyao, Beijing, the trans-Tibet train, and EBC), down the Friendship Highway to Kathmandu, to Bangkok and is, for the moment, being sported in Tokyo. Hardy and stylish, the best way to travel!