Results 1-3 of 73
We followed the Yarkhun by jeep to near the mouth of the Golen Gol , and from there porters carried our belongings up a gloomy gorge until the valley widened and the villages of Golen and Bobaka could be seen against the slope .
In spite of their crumbling forts and forgotten polo fields , villages in the lower valley convey an aura of permanence , a knowledge that though conquerors may come and go they ... In this new environment the first village is Dobagar .
Pokhara to Dhorpatan , September 28 - October 9 The village path is wide and long , flanked by clumps of bamboo and an occasional banyan in whose shade the porters halt to rest their loads by setting them onto high stone benches .
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Stbalbach - LibraryThing
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
1 other sections not shown