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YAK BUTTER BLUES

A Tibetan Trek of Faith

by Brandon Wilson

  • 171 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Pilgrim"s Tales, Inc. in Hawaii .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel writing,
  • Travel,
  • Travel - General,
  • China,
  • Asia - China,
  • Asia - Tibet,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Travel / Essays & Travelogues,
  • Travel : Asia - China,
  • Travel : Asia - Tibet

  • About the Edition

    A tenacious man, woman and their Tibetan horse dare to challenge fate and the bounds of endurance on an "impossible" 1000-kilometer Himalayan trek from Lhasa, Tibet to Kathmandu. In the shadow of snowy Everest, they witness a Tibetan culture pushed to the edge of extinction and discover the human link connecting us all. A riveting tale of courage and poignant eulogy for a vanishing Shangri-La.

    Edition Notes

    ContributionsBrandon Wilson, photographer
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8589837M
    ISBN 100977053660
    ISBN 109780977053667
    LC Control Number2005905469
    OCLC/WorldCa71226853


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