Books tagged: himalayas

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Dr Robert Maldron and the Yeti
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,320. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Ancient Tibetan scripts talk of a plant with recuperative and healing powers that may even prolong life. If it exists it is high up in the Himalayan Mountains and many expeditions have taken place to try and prove its existence. The sap of the Soma plant combined with blood is the key and it is what attracts a Yeti to attack and kill an expedition team high above the Himalayas.
A Beard In Nepal 3. Travels with the Beard in Nepal, Bhutan and India
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,010. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
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.
The Steps of Arun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,520. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The year is 1650, and Sangwa Dorje, Buddhist adherent, is about to die. Lost in a snowstorm high in the mountains, his fate is sealed...until a beastly scream announces that he is not alone in the wilderness. At the roof of the world, where the slightest misstep means death, he must struggle for survival; yet what he discovers in the snow high above the Arun valley, will change his life forever.
A Search for Meaning. Connecting with Buddhist Teachers.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,380. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A Search for Meaning is a book about people just like us discovering the true meaning of Life through meeting a Buddhist teacher. Love, sexuality, relationships, spirituality, money, fame and power are topics that often interest us.These are modern, contemporary stories of love and relationships, happiness and devotion grounded in an ancient tradition. Heartwarming and sometimes heartbreaking.
Soldierly Wisdom and Wits
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A book compiled of 14 episodes based on real life happenings written by the author much after retirement from the armed forces.
The Trek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,360. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In The Trek, David Schachne takes readers with him on his harrowing attempt to reach the summit of Kala Patthar, in the Himalayas. It is a riveting, gut-wrenching account of his physical, emotional and spiritual odyssey, where you will encounter the most spectacular, awe-inspiring scenery on the planet, along with some of the most horrific physical conditions imaginable.
Zeitgeistlyrik: Im Schatten des Himalaya
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 19,940. Language: German. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
In seiner Anthologie von Lyrik geht es zum Teil um politische Lyrik über den Krieg in Nepal, das traurige Schicksal der nepalesischen Bevölkerung, die Wiederentstehung von Neonazismus in Deutschland, Liebe und Frauenleiden. Seine bikulturelle Perspektive bereichern seine Gedichte, die herzzerreissend und traurig sind. Wenn er von ‚Heim’ spricht, kehrt er immer wieder zu seinem Herkunftsland.
Homeward Bound
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,830. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013 by THG StarDragon Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Sharon Maitland discovers shortly after her sixteenth birthday that her entire life had been based on lies. That proves to be the least of the shocks that she would undergo in the months following her birthday - one of which would forever shatter her belief in reality as she had always known it. There is a key choice that she must make, upon which the fate of her life and the world rely...
Virgin Conquests: First Ascents in Ladakh
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 4. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,780. Language: British English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Mark Horrell sets out with a new group of companions from Leh in northern India, near the banks of the Indus and surrounded by mountains, to spend two weeks trekking in a remote valley near the Pakistan border. His objective is to explore the region and find an unclimbed Himalayan peak to climb. This is the diary of his journey.
Tigers and Tamangs: How Not to Do a Nepalese Adventure Travel Reconnaissance
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 23,340. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Mark Horrell sets off on an adventure travel reconnaissance with his friends who own a Nepalese trekking agency. On a desperate crusade to see a tiger in Bardia National Park they experience a bizarre set of escapades involving the Nepalese Army, a tame rhino and a surreal rafting trip. After visiting the birthplace of Buddha they are then terrorised by leeches on a monsoon trek.