‘The Times Everest Colour Supplement’ | 1953 | Tenzing Norgay + Sir Edmund Hillary
"I used to walk down Broadway, Papakura, in my tattered overalls and the seat out of my pants. Now, I thought ‘That’s gone forever. I’ll have to buy a new pair of overalls now’."
Sir Edmund Hillary on life as a celebrity after his Mt. Everest climb. Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay became the first humans to reach the Earth’s heights on this day in 1953