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At a small bazaar we halt for tea and bananas , then continue , crossing the river on a narrow suspension bridge . Surmounting a ridge , we see the silty waters of the Kali Gandaki along whose banks an important trade route once passed ...
We continue upward until the whole lake lies visible within its prison of rock , stubby arms stretching northward into two valleys . From the heights it is easy to see how the lake came into being . Previously there had been a peaceful ...
No one cares to sell us food and we continue to the next settlement where a woman not only provides us with eighteen eggs , but for a rupee extra also agrees to boil them . After eating eight eggs each for breakfast and saving one ...
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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
Mountains in the Desert
Journey to Crystal Mountain
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