2004 Mt Everest Trek
Gyaltsen, Grandfather who climbed with Hillary

Gyaltsen, Grandfather who climbed with Hillary

Gaga (Grandfather) Gyaltsen - one of the few living (85) members of the Hillary Expedition 1953. With his grandson Tsering, who is heading up the entire Cyber Cafe projects.

Not only did Gaga climb with Hillary to 24,000 feet, earning him the Qween's Medal, but with his pay, he WALKED to Calcutta, India, bought things he could carry, walked BACK from Calcutta through Namche to Tibet, sold them for Silver, which was booming in price, and became the richest man in Namche!