By David Ross

Seeing Everest the easy way

Fewer than 3,000 people have climbed to the summit of Mount Everest. I am not one of them, and I had thought that the Nepalese capital, Kathmandu, was as close as I was ever likely to get

Sherlock Holmes' Meiringen

Considering that it is just a town where a fictional character didn’t actually die, Meiringen certainly makes the most of its singular literary connection