Everest. Buddhists believe a goddess lives in the mountain and she decides who summits, who doesn't, who makes it down safely, and who doesn't. She doesn't take kindly to big egos or those who try to "conquer" her. Humble respect always.
John William Waterhouse - The Siren Skye Alexander in the book Mermaids: The Myths, Legends, and Lore explains that mermaids were a representation of men's sexual desires back in the Victorian period. A mermaids tail was a representation of the "ultimate chastity belt" and in this image the mermaid was show as having scales from her knees down leaving her "pertinent parts exposed."