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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Shey is still a three-day trek to the north, and to reach it we obviously need help
from the people of Ringmo. The men argue loud and long with each other about
carrying our loads, finally agreeing reluctantly, but with the strange proviso that ...
Overhead two ravens circle, a good omen, for from Alaska to the highlands of
Africa my most treasured wilderness memories include these birds. Ringmo to
Shey, October 25-November 1 The porters assemble in 228 • STONES OF
He has traveled alone over the Kanga La from Ringmo. Where is Tukten?
Gyaltsen's story is confusing, but ill feeling between the two culminated at
Ringmo, where, having drunk too much rakshi, they had a fight. Tukten is
expected to arrive ...
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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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