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Brad House , a former curator of mammals at the Bronx Zoo , had joined me for this trip to Chitral . At the Peshawar bazaar I had to find a taxi willing to take us the 120 miles to Dir , and after considerable haggling over the price ...
At Dir we rented a jeep for the five - hour trip to Chitral town . The road , we were told , was open . However , experience had taught me never to expect a routine trip in the mountains . Approaching the Lowari Pass , we commented on ...
The trip was scheduled to take two days , driving round the clock , but near the village of Patan a Chinese crew had obliterated the road with a dynamite blast . One day's wait , we were told . A night passed and much of the next day as ...
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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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