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Here Be Yaks: Travels in Far West Tibet

3.5 of 5 stars 3.50  ·  rating details  ·  6 ratings  ·  1 review
On two arduous journeys of pilgrimage and exploration in far western Tibet, geographer Manosi Lahiri confronts old Tibet, new China, and her own spiritual depths, while solving an age-old geographic mystery.
Paperback, 313 pages
Published August 25th 2007 by The Intrepid Traveler (first published July 17th 2007)
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Cathie
Jun 14, 2013 Cathie rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommended to Cathie by: Janet's TBR shelf
Good retelling of a woman's travels through Tibet. The physical hardships of such an arduous trek, the spiritual journey she undergoes, the friendships she makes, the loneliness that one encounters when walking hundreds of kilometers. The disappointments, the highs, the meloncholy.

At times it contained too much information on the technical, the land formation, the history and what Lahiri thought of other people she was making the journey with. It is a factual write; don't expect a lot of mushy,
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