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To a Mountain in Tibet

To a Mountain in Tibet

Author(s): Colin Thubron

Location(s): Nepal, The Himalayas, Tibet

Genre(s): Travelogue

Era(s): Modern



This is about the trip from Nepal into Tibet – Thurbon has his usual eye for the wonderful detail and insight. His tales of seekers, refugees and mystics richly populate Tibetan history and Buddhist belief.

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In this pilgrimage to the sacred Mount Kailas in the Himalayas, he certainly doesn’t join the pack of vagabond narcissists. But his trip to Tibet brings progress inwards as well as upwards, for his...

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