Books tagged: lhasa

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High Road To Tibet - Travels in China, Tibet, Nepal and India
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,830. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Overland adventurer John Dwyer has less than three months to cross China, Tibet, Nepal and India and he has a to-do list: drink snake blood, get smuggled into Tibet, and hike to Mount Everest. Join him on his epic trek from the Great Wall of China to the Taj Mahal and read about Asia's wildest and most fascinating regions.
Journey to Lhasa in Tibet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
An ancient, beat-up, rusty Chinese bus is the transport to Lhasa from Nepal. It providing an unforgettable travel experience. Visit the ten storey high Potala Palace once the home of the Dalai Lama and his Summer Palace and the monasteries of Sera and Deprung.
Industrial Parks in Tibet
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business finance
Lhasa, the capital of China's Tibet Autonomous Region, is also the center of Tibet’s politics, economy and culture. The city is located in the middle of southern Tibet at an altitude of 3,650 meters. It is one of the highest cities in the world. Lhasa does not have extremely frigid winters or unbearably hot summers.
Eccentric Explorers
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,990. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Eccentric Explorers was Winner of the Biography category at the 2009 Indie Excellence Book Awards, California, USA. In this extensively researched book, the rich culture and history of Tibet are viewed through a rather special lens--through the eyes of ten wild and wacky adventurers, each bent on unlocking the strange riddles and secrets of Tibet.
Travels in the Tibetan World
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,070. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Travels in the Tibetan World was winner of a Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award for Best Travel Book (2003). Extreme travel author Michael Buckley sets off on a decade-long quest to explore the bizarre Tibetan world. Join him for a remarkable journey--encompassing sacred realms and skulduggery, chats with the Dalai Lama, and rough trips over snowbound passes.
Following Marco Polo's Silk Road
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,150. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The book, Following Marco Polo’s Silk Road, is a personal account of a couple’s journey as they follow the footsteps of the legendary traveller, Marco Polo. As independent travellers, they explore the lands and the people along the mythical Silk Road. This is a graphic account about the lives of the people that they met along the way.
Younghusband: Journey Into Tibet Screenplay
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,300. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Biographical
A screenplay for a feature film. In 1904 Francis Younghusband led a band of 10,000 into Tibet with unexpected consequences. Thousands of unarmed Tibetans were sent to defend their country, a mistaken volley resulted in thousands of deaths. The Tibetans fought valiantly, and nearly defeated the British regiment, resulting in the highest elevation of a battlefield in world history.