Stones of Silence: Journeys in the Himalaya
Viking Press, 1980 - History - 292 pages
Schaller's account of his and others' long struggle to save the fascinating, increasingly rare wildlife of the Himalayas combines high adventure, close description, and scientific dedication
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Pervez Khan and I reached Dir in the evening of July 19, 1973. Although wildlife
watching is an individual experience, not one of fellowship, I prefer to have a
companion on long journeys; I like solitude, not loneliness. Pervez worked for a ...
The latter quizzed Pervez about me. Disgruntled by this manic intrusion from the
outside world, we returned to Zhuil. We had been trekking for sixteen days and
nearly half of our planned journey lay ahead. We wanted to cross the Hindu Raj ...
Pervez and I therefore made plans to visit the Baltoro region early in the season
before the various expeditions could disturb it. Of course the chance to see K2,
geographically the least accessible of the earth's giants, was in itself a lure.
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I'd never heard of Schaller before but wanted to read it because it concern the same 1970s trip Peter Matthiessen was on when he wrote The Snow Leopard. Apparently Schaller was at the time considered ... Read full review
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