Jumping On a Mountain Top

How hard is it to get there?

Photo by Peter Conlan on Unsplash

How many coca leaves do you need to eat to climb up on a Peruvian mountain and still have the energy to start jumping when you’re there? Or did she get there by a chopper — or by a photo shopper since there are no sand under her shoes?

I never had the energy to start jumping

My friends back in those days were to lazy to follow — so I had to do the job alone — and nobody was there to shoot the perfect picture of the sweat dripping conquerer.

One thing I learned when I did my small scale climbing was to leave my backpack together with the heaviest photo equipment way down from the top to carry less.

Big nose mode was not available then

Naked on the top

So now you know if I ever climb a mountain once again you’ll never find a pic of me jumping there, or a need to expose how hard it was to get there.

Energy use will forever be multi faced…

© d’Viggo 2021


For some reason I was inspired to write this story because I read the story Meliha Avdic wrote about being accepted as a writer on Medium.



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