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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Toward noon the following day we reached Mastuj , a large village at the confluence of the Mastuj and Yarkhun rivers . Chinese chronicles of the eighth ...
After two hours we passed a Giigit Scouts post and after four more hours reached Murktush where the valley forks , one trail going to Mintaka Pass ...
I neither stop nor look back until after three hours I reach the summit cairn of Saldang La . It is sterile with silence . Ahead the white and russet ...
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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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