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Hastily fastening my spotting scope to its tripod , I watched the goats I had traveled so far to see ; the long , slow process of gathering data had begun . There were sixteen markhor ...
As I watched the animals the last wisps of cloud withdrew . Soon heat waves quivered over the snow , dancing among the ice monuments , and once again the landscape was full of motion , brilliant with an unrelieved radiance that had an ...
I watched several polo matches in Chitral , rough matches like wild cavalry charges which bore only casual resemblance to the rather tame games now practiced in the rest of the world . As usual the only spectators were men , although ...
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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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