Entries by Elia Saikaly from 08/2012

So You Want to Climb Mount Elbrus

| Posted 08.21.2012 | Canada Impact

I'll never forget the day I was sitting in the airport lounge in Atlanta in 2008, on my way to Russia to climb the highest mountain in Europe, when I looked up at the monitor and read the headline "War erupts between Russia and Georgia". My flight was set to depart to Russia in less than 45 minutes.