Wanderings Through the Garhwal Himalaya
|Pages:||244 (Throughout Color Illustrations)|
|Other Details||8.50x7.50 inch|
The Garhwal Himalaya have always been much more than lumps of rock and ice-an enigma, a constant companion for travelers and explorers. Wanderings Through the Garhwal Himalaya is a gripping study of this incredible part of the Himalaya, which will make you want to be out there in the mountains amid sleet, snow, rain and wind.
If time travel possible, you would found strapping lad, with little baggage other dreams, undecided what to do or where to go 'I had no money, so stood at Rishikesh stand, he would tell us years later. looked at charts for cheapest ticket. Threw the dice and one to foothills won the lottery!" Years later, too set out walkabout. But was journey of going back to the mountains had struggled to get away from. Mine was journey search of my roots. So, reader, this of written over period of forty years, simply straws in the wind, or plain tales of travels, wanderings through enchanted valleys. To say: am hostage!' would be understatement.
began in the valley of the Doon where Great Trigonometrically Survey of India was set where in the Colonel Montgomery trained handpicked native explorers ingenious surveying techniques and unleashed them forbidden hitherto unmapped parts of Asia.
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