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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 several months there . The Chitral Gol is about thirty square miles in size ...
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 quite impossible , I insisted on making an attempt the next day but without donkeys ...
A night passed and much of the next day as the Chinese worked slowly and steadily , impervious , it seemed , to the traffic jam of about hundred trucks , their drivers increasingly impatient , that now lined both sides of the obstacle .
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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
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