They battled with Latin, Greek and English History in a classroom looking out over Mount Kanchenjunga
Waking up each morning to view at first light the world's third highest mountain, Mount Kanchenjunga
, in northeastern India's high Himalayas.
Undaunted after research climbs of Everest and Mount Kanchenjunga
in the Himalayas, Damian, whose parents live in Ewenny Road, Bridgend, plans to ascend the Himalayan Makalu region next year.
Inspired by stories of Jesuit missionary work in India, she left home at 18 to join the Irish mission nuns, the Sisters of Loreto, and after two months in Ireland she traveled to Mount Kanchenjunga
, in Darjeeling, India.
Amid the chants, drum beats, and the sound of cymbals, the warrior dancers - called Pangtoedpas - performed the famous Pangtoed Chaam dance in honour of Mount Kanchenjunga
, considered the guardian deity of Sikkim.
Pasaban has questioned whether her South Korean rival climbed to the top of Mount Kanchenjunga
, the world's third-highest, last May.