What's next? Will I go back to Everest?
I thought I will be saving money again for the next 30 years for a new try on Everest.
To my surprise Radio Nova called me the day before yesterday, late in the morning when I was still in Kathmandu. And there Enbuske & Linnanahde chatted for a while with me, it was earlier in the morning for them. They were so talkative it was hard to get anything said, I usually have a lot of things to say. While chatting away they promised to help me to get sponsors so that I could try again in a near future. They thought that a dream I have had since I was 8 years old is something that needs to be fulfilled. So maybe I don't have to wait an other 30 years? Wow!
The climbing license that I have is now valid for 5 more years. This was part of the promise of the Nepalese government when they shut down Everest this year without literally shutting it down. Literally forbidding climbing would have caused a lot of pressure to pay back the license fees. Promising a 5-year extension was easier.
Greetings from Delhi, soon back in Finland for Wappu!
Lets see what happens!