Stones of Silence: Journeys in the Himalaya
Over a period of six years, Dr. Schaller explored the awesome Himalays in order to study the fascinating but increasingly rare wild life of the area and to determine what locations would make good reserves and national parks. Just as the outside influences of the last quarter century are taking their toll of the wildlife of the region, so are they changing the culture of the people who have lived there for centuries. High adventure, introspection, observation, and discovery are a part of this story.
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On January 17 , I arrived at Burhan's house . " Where have you been ? ” he greeted me . “ You are too late . My keeper shot the snow leopard yesterday .
Meanwhile I sent Mingma and two porters with a two - week supply of food to Lapche with instructions to guard it until my arrival with Phu - Tsering in ...
Tukten is expected to arrive later today or tomorrow , and he does so at dusk . I read my letters voraciously , the first ones from home in over a month and ...
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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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