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muscular legs taut under the strain of their loads , I did not dwell on possible problems that might deny me Shey ; I knew too well that a mountain journey is never a triumphant progression toward a shining goal , but rather a limited ...
Ringmo to Shey , October 25 - November 1 The porters assemble in our corral and as if on prearranged signal begin to complain loudly about the size of the loads and their meager pay . For two hours they quarrel with Jang - bu and each ...
Knowing that we must condense seven loads into four , his profits will be considerable . We repack our loads : out goes all food except a three - day supply of tea , tsampa , sugar and rice ; out go an old tent , buckets , most pots and ...
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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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