Photo Favorite: View of Mount Everest From A Commercial Airplane

by Dave on July 28, 2011 · 9 comments

Mount Everest

My flight from Chengdu to Kathmandu included a fly by of Mount Everest.

The world’s highest mountain rests on the border of Nepal and Tibet, and can be climbed from either side.

The pilot made an announcement when we were in the vicinity, and then everyone on the plane shifted to the right side windows.

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Categories: Features, Nepal, Photos


Nomadic Samuel July 28, 2011 at 12:46 pm

Dave, that must have been one of the most memorable flights you’ve ever taken! 


William Chen July 28, 2011 at 5:36 pm

at 30,000 feet, youre only 72 feet from the ground! :)


Dave July 29, 2011 at 8:39 pm

Hopefully we were at 35,000 feet, just in case!


Andi Perullo July 29, 2011 at 1:42 pm

Wow, what an awesome shot!  Thank goodness you had a window seat.


Dave July 29, 2011 at 8:40 pm

Thanks Andi, actually I was sitting on the opposite side of the plane, but those on the correct site were friendly enough to allow others a minute or two in their seats.


Henry Williams July 29, 2011 at 7:10 pm

wow this shot is amazing nice post


yatra flights August 8, 2011 at 6:31 pm

hey loved the photo 
thanks for sharing


Brock G August 10, 2011 at 12:37 am

Even though a plane window, your camera captured this moment perfectly! Love it.


Dave August 10, 2011 at 4:23 am

Thanks Brock. As you know, I’d rather have been on the ground in Tibet…I will def try again some day


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