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Usually an area looks desolate only until one sees the details , but here even they seemed forsaken . The area lies beyond the monsoon's influence , and its vegetation belongs to the steppes of Central Asia rather than to the Indian ...
Tires are usually worn smooth and rags may be stuffed into holes to protect the inner tubes . Overloaded , overcrowded , the jeeps careen through the mountains , under only limited control , for the engine is switched off to save ...
Not that young males lack interest , but whenever one tarries near a female he is displaced , the mere approach of a powerful adult usually being enough to cause retreat . If not , a horn threat or lunge forces him to flee .
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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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