See Raha talk about her climb on this video from CNN:
An interview with Raha’s parents:
Raha gave an interview when she arrived in Dubai
Her group of four, including a Qatari royal, a Palestinian and an Iranian, was greeted with cheers and garlands of flowers on arrival from Nepal late Sunday at Sharjah International Airport in the United Arab Emirates.
“It was unbelievable,” an emotional 25-year-old Moharrak, covered from head to toe in a black cloak or abaya, told AFP.
“I’m the first but I really hope I’m not the last,” she said. “I hope it awakens the intention in (Saudi) women to challenge themselves more.”
Moharrak reached the peak of Everest on May 19, in a first for Saudi Arabia, the only country in the world where women are not allowed to drive and where their sporting activities are severely restricted.
She left her home in…
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