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but a small fortess built of timber and earth , with squat , rather sinister towers and high walls . From outside it had an abandoned look ; inside , past a high iron - plated gate , was a courtyard with rusting cannons and crumbling ...
and tahr trophies stared from the walls ; there were faded photographs of smiling men in tweeds holding trout ... The moist poignant mementos of faded hopes and dedication were hats — they covered a whole wall , dozens of them ...
Almost covering one wall are frescoes of Buddha and his helpers , and also hanging on it is a cloth on which are painted various ... Sitting platforms made of sturdy planks line the walls and several large drums hang from the ceiling .
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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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