By Kev Reynolds
The Himalaya are not any traditional mountains. Stretching via 5 international locations and dwarfing all others, they've got captured the imaginations of visitors and mountain fans for hundreds of years. whereas a few search to arrive their snowy heights, many extra step out onto winding and hiking trails to trek in the course of the middle of the mountains, and dwell - if just for a short time - the lifetime of an adventurer.
The first time a path is explored deals unknown attractiveness and clean event round each flip. this can be Kev Reynolds' selection of 8 such discoveries alongside well known trails and into lands formerly locked away. dropped at existence in vibrant kind, Reynolds conjures up the odor of aromatic rhododendron jungles and vacationing earlier terraced fields, hillside villages and historic temples. Then exploring into hidden valleys past the achieve of civilization, and directly to towering, ice-locked peaks that scratch the sky.
All proceeds from revenues of this ebook might be donated to the Nepal Earthquake Appeal.
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