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National Geographic Annapurna Circuit: Himalayan Journey

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Andrew Stevenson's insightful, deeply personal account of an extended trek through the Himalayas, of the people he meets, the breathtaking beauty of the landscape, and his own spiritual journey.



Many disenchanted Westerners have gone to the Himalayas in search of renewal, but few have written about the experience as perceptively or as intimately as Andrew Stevenson. A trave

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Paperback, 224 pages
Published July 1st 1998 by Constable and Robinson
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Andrea
This started off a bit shaky for me; I was uncomfortable with the author's use of present tense and some of the dialogue was really stilted at first. But either the writing improved or I got over it - not sure which. Because the thing is, Stevenson took me there on his 2.5 month trek through the Annapurnas of the 1990s. When he was struck by acute mountain sickness at Manang, I was feeling bilious with him, and when he was singing Edith Piaf at the top of his lungs in the rhododendron forest out ...more
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Travelogs really gets my reading instics going if there are such instints at all.This piece turned out to be one such read.Good discription of the authors experience of miandering in the neplese mid western himalays but the narrative lacks luster
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