Books tagged: bhutan

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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.
Rainbows, Cutthroats and the Prince of Bhutan: Fly Fishing Adventures around the World
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,190. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Stories of travels with a fly rod after fish in 25 countries around the world.
Thimphu Walking Tour
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Series: Walking Tours. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 780. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan’s capital city of Thimphu may not offer many historical sights to see but its small size makes it ideal for a walk.
Yakking with the Thunder Dragon: Walking Bhutan's epic Snowman Trek
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,050. Language: British English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
More people have climbed Everest than completed the Snowman Trek. Mark Horrell sets out to walk the famous long-distance trail in the magical Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, where economic welfare is measured not in Gross Domestic Product, but a commodity known as Gross National Happiness. Along the way he encounters feisty yaks and dramatic mountain landscapes. This is his travel diary.
The Unfinished Dream and Other Stories
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,820. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
The Unfinished Dream and Other Stories brings together nineteen remarkable tales from the hidden Kingdom of Bhutan. Pem Namgyal provides glimpses of a country that remained secluded from the rest of the world for centuries and, only recently, is waking from its ancient slumber. These stories tell of the dreams and the travails and of love and life of the ordinary people of this beautiful country
The Illustrated Tibetan Book of the Dead
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,770. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Bardo Thodol or 'The Tibetan Book of the Dead' is a mystical funerary text rooted in the Tibetan Tantric and Vajrayana Buddhist teachings. Composed by the guru and sage Padmasambhava in the 8th century, the Bardo Thodol is recited by a Buddhist lama over a dying or recently deceased person as a spiritual guide to the process of death and that which follows.
Bhutanese Tales of the Yeti
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 43,590. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Bhutanese Tales of the Yeti is a collection of twenty-two stories set in four different regions of Bhutan. The presence of the yeti is ubiquitous to the kingdoms of the Himalayas, where beliefs and attitudes related to it go beyond scientific judgment and analysis. The Bhutanese consider the yeti, or the migoi, to be an essential part of the backdrop of their existence.
A Beard In Nepal 3. Travels with the Beard in Nepal, Bhutan and India
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 49,010. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Tod and Fiona visit Nepal for a third time, and meet up again with their friends in the small, isolated village of Salle, high in the Everest Region of the country. They also visit Bhutan, and climb up to the spectacularly beautiful Tiger's Nest Monastery. They drive back to Nepal via India, racing through blazing forests and arriving at 2am in a completely dark Kathmandu, devoid of electricity.