it’s early tuesday morning in gloomy gothenburg. i am at system bolaget to buy some beers (going off to a place where there are no shops for liquor). and the girl who is at the counter asks for my id. i give her my passport. she looks at it and hands it back to me.

while i am paying for the beers, she asks me, “have you climbed mt everest?”


since i feel so very humble and i am in an okay mood, i reply, “no. i haven’t. it’s too expensive and i can’t afford it and you have train for a long time to be able to do that….”

ah. the end.

anyway, here’s the perfect t-shirt design form Ek Saye Ath to answer that question:

mt everest