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  Traveler's Tales: Tibet, James O'Reilly and Larry Habegger, editors
Traveler's Tales: Tibet


 
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Author: James O'Reilly and Larry Habegger, editors
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781885211767

Product Code: 13569
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True stories by Pico Iyer, Alexandra David-Neel, Lama Govinda, Wade Davis, Pamela Logan, Peter Hessler, Mark Jenkins and many more.

Few lands are as beloved, mysterious, or controversial as Tibet. Travelers' Tales: Tibet brings this remote and captivating region to life through true tales by great writers and adventurous travelers. Given the tense political situation and the difficulty of obtaining a tourist visa, a journey to Tibet is not an easy undertaking. Now, interested travelers and readers can experience the next best thing to a visitùa tour of the Tibetan interior with world-renowned writers as guides.

The literary journey begins with a gorgeous cover photograph of the famous Potala Palace in Lhasa and continues with enlightening tales about the Tibetan people and the vast land they inhabit. Travelers' Tales Tibet is a must-have for anyone interested in the "Roof of the World."

For many Tibet brings to mind monasteries, snowcapped peaks, and wide-open spaces, but the true essence of the region becomes clear through the stories of the Tibetan people, whose vibrant spirit has sustained them through years of upheaval. From the flanks of Everest to the fabled city of Lhasa, taking a seat next to these adventuresome writers will result in the ride of a lifetime.

In Travelers' Tales Tibet readers will:
- Join Heinrich Harrer as he befriends and tutors the Dalai Lama southeastern Turkey
- Search the Himalayas alongside Wade Davis for the elusive and fabled clouded leopard
- Chase monks and dodge buckets of water with Maria M?ller in Lhasa
- Investigate an outlandish Communist business intrigue with Broughton Coburn
- Endure a Long March, blizzards, and apathetic monks with Pamela Logan
- Take a role with Mich'l Buckley in a Chinese film as a British trooper
-Stroll with Karen Swenson among the aging summer palaces of past Dalai Lamas
- and much more.

Traveler's Tales: Tibet, James O'Reilly and Larry Habegger, editors, Traveler's Tales, paperback, 2003, 296 Pages, $18.95

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