James Perry (right), a chef for New Zealand-based Adventure Consultants, cooks food in a tent kitchen at Everest base camp, some 140 kilometres (85 miles) northeast of Kathmandu. Photo: AFP

Everest base camp, with its Wi-fi, baked goods and trendy coffee, is a far cry from the old days

Gone are the days of deprivation at Everest’s 5,634-metre-high south base camp, with hipster perks and modern conveniences ensuring life is cushier than ever on the roof of the world

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James Perry (right), a chef for New Zealand-based Adventure Consultants, cooks food in a tent kitchen at Everest base camp, some 140 kilometres (85 miles) northeast of Kathmandu. Photo: AFP
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