Nobody today believes that the world‘s wealth is equally distributed. What is shocking, nonetheless, is the extreme inequality of results disclosed in a survey by Oxfam. According to the Oxfam survey, the majority (82%) of the wealth created in the world in 2017 belonged to 1% of the richest people on earth. While rich people became richer, 3,7 bilion people who live in poverty experienced no change for the better at all.
Anyone who has tasted the thrill of trekking once will find themselves on unknown, unchartered mountain trails time and again. And when such adrenaline junkies are not traversing through rugged terrains they can be found planning their next big Himalayan adventure or lost in fond memories of treks spent exploring dense jungles, frozen lakesides, imposing mountains, and witnessing stunning golden-hued sunsets.
COVID-19 is the new freshmen 15 and it is not a matter to be taken lightly. Statistics on weight gain are already bleak pre-pandemic. Globally, in 2016, 39% of adults aged 18 years and over were overweight and 13% were obese.