Books tagged: himalayas

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A Portrait of the Artist as a Sadhu
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is an excerpt from the memoir "World Without Pain: The Story of a Search". In the 1970s, as a young writer hungering for experience, Walters journeyed from Sri Lanka through India and into the Himalayas in Nepal. Near-penniless and alone, high in the mountains, he was confronted with a life-changing choice.
Trekking the Mount Everest region of Nepal
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 36,230. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is nowhere in the world quite like it...Once the domain of explorers and climbers, the Everest Himalaya of Nepal is now a popular trek. Jonathan Mitchell tells you all you need to know to prepare, plan and pull off an amazing trek to the foot of Mount Everest through the Himalayan foothills from Kathmandu. Detailed info on equipment, lodges, transport and the best trails and viewpoints.
Trekking the Path
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You set the price! Words: 45,330. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is the true story of a spiritual journey combined with a very real adventure across the Great Himalayas. A journey on foot that began in Dharamsala, Northern India. The journey took the form of a 21 day trek across the Kashmir Valley and into the remote area of Zanskar, traversing nine passes all above 4000 metres. It is a narrative about physical and mental hardship as well as reward.
Letters from India 1932-1945
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 93,170. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Set against the backdrop of momentous world events, the letters--vivid, perceptive, compassionate,witty and informative--draw the reader into a world which remains forever fascinating.
Into The Land Of Snows
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,540. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Jupiter Gardens Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Sixteen year old Blake travels to Base Camp on Mt. Everest to spend time with his physician father. When a deadly avalanche occurs, Dad is forced to rethink things and sends Blake away. Now accompanied by a Sherpa guide, and in possession of a mysterious camera, Blake undertakes a journey that will challenge everything he believes. In the magical Himalayas, he will be forever changed
A Last Chance Powerdrive Part 1 Gods on Tour and Dreaming in High Places
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Series: A Last Chance Powerdrive, Book 1. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 49,960. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
What do you do when you have run out of dreams? Start running until you find some more.... In October 2011, Benedict Beaumont was a worn out, burned out, bored and frustrated Secondary School Teacher. Desperate for change, he flew to Delhi, bought a Royal Enfield Motorbike and drove it to the Himalayas.
On The Road With Geoff And Jules
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,290. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
christmas eve 1959. geoff and jules hit a low point in calcutta. what to do? they try hitch-hiking across asia on what would later be the hippie trail - with glittering generals, weirdos, wrestlers and mad fundamentalists. they upset the military in darjeeling, are reborn in the ganges, jailed in afghanistan, dodge the savak in teheran, get drunk in Macedonia, wind up in 1960s london and party on.
Journal of Alien #25: A Painter in Pakistan
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,640. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This book is from my journal about setting up house in Islamabad, Pakistan. My husband and I had to register at the Foreigners Police Station and were assigned numbers. I am Canadian Alien # 25. This book tells about my adventures as a woman painter in Pakistan.
Nepal Cuisine - Jay Rai's Kitchen
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Series: Jay Rai's Kitchen - Indian Cookbooks, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012 by Springwood Emedia. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Asian
This cookbook contains the traditional cooking you would find in the Himalayas region of Nepal. Spicy vegetarian and meat dishes served with rice and chutney.
A Last Chance PowerDrive Part 1 Highways and Highlights
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Price: Free! Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
What do you do when you are a burnt out teacher trying to follow a dream you cannot remember? Go to Delhi, buy a Royal Enfield Motorbike and drive it over the Himalaya's of course! This is story of Benedict Beaumont as he did just that. Highways and Highlights is the abridged version of 'A Last Chance PowerDrive Part 1, God's on Tour and Dreaming in High Places.'