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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Pervez was far behind , his red sweater a mere moving dot . We do not walk well together : I forge impatiently ahead , he moves steadily along .
... I scribble a note to Peter with numb fingers , telling him that the route poses no problem and asking him to move all loads top of the pass .
Many people here , both farmers and nomadic yak herders , move for the winter to Dunai , Tarakot , and other places at low altitudes because Dolpo has a ...
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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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