I’m mourning for the death of José Antonio Delgado, the Venezuelan climber in the picture. Mr. Delgado died last week in Pakistan after reaching the top of Nanga Parbat (8.125 mts) last July 12th, and was trapped in a snow and wind storm on his way down, isolating him at 7.100 mts.
He had climbed 5 of the 8 highest mountain tops in the world, including the Everest.
Wow, that’s one of the most wonderful pictures I’ve ever seen regarding our beatiful flag. We must be proud of those intrepid guys who devote their lives just to reach their goals despite the risks the might face while trying. This is just an example of willingness which teaches us that we must keep striving for what we long for…