Postcards from readers: Pumori through prayer flags

02/24/2013 12:00 AM

09/26/2014 11:42 PM

The photographer: Eileen Newhall of Carmichael

Behind the lens: This was taken from Kala Pattar, a hill known as having some of the best views of Mount Everest. Kala Pattar tops out at 18,200 feet. This shot was taken looking up through the Kala Pattar summit prayer flags toward the summit of Mount Pumori, at 23,500 feet.


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