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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It seemed like an ideal place to begin my research in the northern mountains , and , after obtaining permission from the royal family , I spent the first of ...
It seemed that the trail ahead was impassable and no one was willing to be a porter . Knowing of the Chitralis ' proclivity to consider the possible as ...
Fate seemed against us throughout this trip ; our tribulations had been of the kind that rob a journey of pleasure . Yet we were lucky , for later that ...
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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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