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Bullet Trains to Yaks: Glimpses into Art, Politics, and Culture in China and Tibet
Join writer Stan Biderman and photographer Kathryn Minette as they cross China and Tibet in search of treasure, finding thousand-year-old Buddhas, lutes, and celestial burial sites. The author reveals a China that hosts such advanced technology as bullet trains juxtaposed against centuries-old mainstays like yaks and camels. Enhanced by Minette's thirty-two page full-color...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published April 4th 2011 by Irony Press
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Bullet Trains to Yaks by Stan Biderman and Kathryn Minette is a great little travel diary about a writer and a photographer who travel across China and Tibet to find unique artwork to hang in their home. This was a pleasant piece to read as it was much like a blog complete with posed pictures in front of landmarks. Some of their travel adventures were a bit humorous while others politically and emotionally charged. I enjoyed this book and found it a quick read. It is always somewhat interesting...more