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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We had barely gone a mile when blasting halted us for another two and a half hours . By the time we passed this obstacle it was late afternoon , and Beg ...
Words half wishful , half prophetic . But what spiritual terrors assailed these men in the dark recesses of their minds once they had viewed the awful route ...
“ Half and half , sah , " PhuTsering explained . “ Sherpas want coffee and Sahib wants tea . ” When sun touches the summit of the peak on the other side of ...
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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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