A long walk in the himalaya : A Trek from the Ganges to Kashmir. / Garry Weare.
- ISBN: 9780980846270 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Edition: 1.
- Publisher: Adelaide : Transit Lounge, 2011.
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|Summary, etc.:|| Garry Weare is enigmatic, funny and he has an enormous conscience. He brings into the story of his Himalayan traverse a succession of vignettes about people's lives that he meets along the way, relevant history, natural history observations and a delightful sprinkling of his inimitable sense of humour. The warmth of his relationships with his old Kashmiri friends and various people from the trekking fraternity adds a wonderful dimension to this journeyman's tale'. Peter Hillary'A marvelous story' Melanie Barton, Bookseller and PublisherWeare's finely rendered story of his five-month trek from the sacred source of the Ganges through the Kullu Valley, Zanskar and Ladakh to his houseboat in Kashmir is remarkably entertaining. The people he meets and travels with are fully-fledged characters that the reader comes to know and care about while the Himalaya, captured in all their variety, cast their spell. It is as if the act of walking allows the author to fully understand all the...
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