When Men and Mountains Meet: The Explorers of the Western Himalayas

When Men and Mountains Meet: The Explorers of the Western Himalayas[Download] ➼ When Men and Mountains Meet: The Explorers of the Western Himalayas By John Keay – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk This text examines explorers of the Western Himalayas, from to This and Mountains Meet: The PDF \ text examines explorers of the and Mountains eBook ↠ Western Himalayas, fromto. This is quite the marvellous book I did not know about this until I picked it up recently, and it is quite an unknown gem The tales of the early explorers is quite stirring indeed.He has a knack of pulling out the stories of unknown people people who have lived stirring lives and bringing them back to life While the Himalayas may seem to be muchexplored nowadays, than before, they are quite the magnificent creations of Nature, and the earlier explorers seem to have treated them with mo This is quite the marvellous book I did not know about this until I picked it up recently, and it is quite an unknown gem The tales of the early explorers is quite stirring indeed.He has a knack of pulling out the stories of unknown people people who have lived stirring lives and bringing them back to life While the Himalayas may seem to be muchexplored nowadays, than before, they are quite the magnificent creations of Nature, and the earlier explorers seem to have treated them withrespect than we do nowadays.The tales seem romantic, in a way And, maybe this is good Many of us fear to go where these men went, and I have to say that the Western world s discovery of the Himalayas does make for a great story There is the sea, and there are the mountains, and there is something to be said for people attracted to both of them As far as mountains go, these are the grandest and last to be explored, and the book tells the story of this exploration in a way that is very vivid in its descriptions, able to keep you reading without ever losing interest Makes you wish to be there, getting power from these mountains, as ancient people used to do in the Mahabarata and Ramayana, or as the explorers did in thei There is the sea, and there are the mountains, and there is something to be said for people attracted to both of them As far as mountains go, these are the grandest and last to be explored, and the book tells the story of this exploration in a way that is very vivid in its descriptions, able to keep you reading without ever losing interest Makes you wish to be there, getting power from these mountains, as ancient people used to do in the Mahabarata and Ramayana, or as the explorers did in their difficult exploits Somehow I was disappointed by this one Certainly enjoyed his other booksparticularly The Great Arc It is certainly a thoroughly researched history It is however the description of this amazing landscape that really enthralled Interested to read about lifestyles in this era, which is increasingly of interest as I research a book on surveying in the UK in the second half of the 1800s.