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Flying 'Gas Cans' High Over the Himalayas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,380. Language: American English. Published: June 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Have you ever wondered what it would be like flying over the Himalayas in winter with the plane completely covered with ice at 17,000 feet? Staff Sergeant Johnston takes you on an incredible three-year journey to a foreign land during World War II where he was confronted with adapting to an entirely new way of life which was beset with many adventures and much danger.
Chattopadhyay
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 37,660. Language: Hindi. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The circus when cleverness wants to win the world but Karma dictates its own course. - Chattopadhyay
Hard Road to Nirvana, A Solo Bicycle Journey Through Tibet and Along the Himalayas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,780. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
Starting in southern China, Matthew cycled alone, unsupported, and without permits, up onto theTibetan Plateau, through the lands of Tibetan Buddhism, along the Himalayas, to finish at the edge of the Muslim world on the India/Pakistan cease fire line. Hard Road is a grand journey through a dramatic and beautiful, yet unforgiving landscape, told with perspective, sensitivity, and insight.
Folktales of Bhutan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,020. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
From the author of Bhutanese Tales of the Yeti another dip into the library of the storytellers from the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. Folktales of Bhutan is a collection of thirty-eight folktales and legends and is a first attempt by a Bhutanese to record in English the oral tradition of this kingdom in the eastern Himalayas.
Riskyism : Call of Himalayas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Every individual wish to influence their destiny but only those can make it who only visualize landing before leaping Riskyism: call of Himalayas
Trekking in Nepal: Introduction and Packing List
Price: Free! Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
This booklet is one of a series of downloadable giveaways from Kathmandu & Beyond. The series deals with trekking in Nepal and is based on the author’s own trekking experiences and covers the following routes: Annapurna Foothills, Annapurna Base Camp , Around Annapurna, Upper Mustang, Everest Base Camp, and Gokyo Lake.
Full Circle Vol. 1-A Long Forgotten Path Remembered
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,940. Language: American English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
In his memoir, Full Circle—A long forgotten Path Remembered, Lance Collins tells the story of the most profound sixteen months of his life journeying through the Himalayas of Ladakh and Nepal. Following the synchronicities, he discovers some unlikely truths he had forgotten, not only in this lifetime but from past lives as well. Life looks one way on the surface, but underneath is very different.
In Search of Sikkim: a Family Pilgrimage
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 12,770. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
An English family travel from a small town in Norfolk in search of Rumtek Monastery, in Sikkim. They cannot get there unless they travel, illegally, on a donkey, across the mountains. So instead, staying with two Tibetan girls, and their old father, they find a much greater treasure…
Far, Far, The Distant Peak: The Life of Wilfrid Noyce
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,160. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Wilfrid Noyce is best known for his mountaineering exploits during the period before the Second World War and until his death in 1962 in the Pamirs; he made a major contribution to the success of the 1953 Everest expedition. This book describes Noyce's life and achievements and seeks to show his motivation and driving force.
Jersey Yogi: The Unintentional Enlightenment of an Uptight Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,610. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Yoga, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
As he stood stark naked in his massage seminar, Jim wondered just how he, an average guy from a cookie-cutter neighborhood in the suburbs, had come to find himself there. An improbable series of coincidences had shaken him out of his comfortable life and into a world of New Age healing, spirituality and ashrams. He was on a path, in spite of himself.