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Travelers' Tales Nepal: True Stories of Life on the Road

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Nepal is renowned for its temples, shrines, palaces, amazing mountains and jungles, and colorful festivals. Ever since it began admitting tourists in the early 1950s, its remarkable blend of cultures, traditions, and languages has stirred the longings and fantasies of travelers of every stripe. The foreign spiritual seeker soon discovers that there are more temples, gompas ...more
Paperback, 432 pages
Published January 7th 2000 by Travelers' Tales (first published January 7th 1997)
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Apr 25, 2012 Michael rated it it was amazing
Admit it, Nepal is pretty different from most countries, even from the neighboring India and China/Tibet with whom it shares many religious and cultural traits. Traveling there just with your typical Lonely Planet or Rough Guide will not do it justice, if you really want to come close to understanding the former kingdom in the Himalaya. Enter Traveler's Tales Guides Nepal, an amazing book. Whatever I read in the book, I saw - physically and metaphorically - while visiting Nepal. The many short s ...more
Read it more than 15 years ago, but never got to go there. Oh well, maybe some day. They were great stories
Jan 09, 2011 LDB rated it really liked it
I loved this collection of travel stories. Having just returned from Nepal, these stories really added to my experience. In some stories, I recognized aspects of my own experiences; other stories added to my knowledge of Nepal through other peoples' experiences. In addition, it provides insights into cultural does and don'ts. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone interested in learning more about Nepal or headed there for the first time.
Sep 28, 2009 Joe rated it it was amazing
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Before I go to a new country, I search out the books of thsi series to see whether there ison ewhich covers the destination. Every one has been spot-on. An absolute must if you are travelling to Nepal.

One evening, over glasses of red wine, we read the Leech story out loud, and laughed hysterically at every twist and turn.

Wonderful writing, and a genuine insight into the poeple and palces that make up this fascinating country.
May 27, 2011 Audrey rated it really liked it
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Really entertaining. Can't wait to be there!
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