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TIBET AND NEPAL

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Item Code: IDG208
Author: Henry Savage Landor
Publisher: Aravali Books International Pvt. Ltd.
Language: English
Edition: 1998
ISBN: 8186880453
Pages: 233 (Color Illus: 75)
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details: 8" X 4.9"
CONTENTS

CHAPTER I
Selection of Followers-An Absurd Mania-Useless Impedimenta-ClothingPp. 1-10
CHAPTER II
"Ransila" The Giant-a Legend-The "Test of Strength"-Stone Fights.Pp. 11-19
CHAPTER III
A Narrow Trail-A Narrow Escape-Detestable Natives-Sprits of the Mountains
-A Magnificent Fellow-Miss Sheldon.
Pp. 20-31
CHAPTER IV
Moments of Anxiety-Tibetan Abuses-The "Sah-Tal"-Aggressiveness of the
Lamas-Hysterical Officials.
Pp. 32-42
CHAPTER V
Ambushed-In Forbidden Nepal-Nepalese Women-Nepal-Mongolian Charac-
teristics.
Pp. 43-54
CHAPTER VI
Our Gurkhas-The "KUKRI"-Gurkha Scouts.Pp. 55-61
CHAPTER VII
Horrors of Photography-Noises of Glaciers-A Good Omen-Curious Pits-In
the Sun and Shade-Dangerous Crevasse-Sleeping Bags.
P. 62-75
CHAPTER VIII
Ropes a Mistake-Photography and Electricity-On loose Debris-An Avalanche
-Exhaustion-The Peak we Climbed-Breaking the World's Record
Pp. 76-90
CHAPTER IX
Effects of Great Altitudes-Suspended in Mid-Air-The Charles Landor Glacier-
Rejoicings in Camp
Pp. 91-100
CHAPTER X
A Difficult Ascent-Wall-like rock Precipice-The Formation of Clouds-Optical
Illusions-A Lonely Meal-Arrive at Tinker
pp. 101-103
CHAPTER XI
A Luxurious Abode-Troubled Ahead-Cave-Dwellings-A Tibetan Camp-How
Tibetans live
Pp. 114-123
CHAPTER XII
Why Tibetans Frown-Death-rate-Intelligence of Babies-Mother and Baby-
Marriages
Pp. 124-134
CHAPTER XIII
A Dog's Imagination-Parting mark of Affection-Fuel-Prayer-wheels-The
Lamas-The North of Tibet-Who is to Blame?
Pp. 135-149
CHAPTER XIV
Races-Feats of Horsemanship-Raids-Tibetan Saddles-Shooting at great
Elevations-Stone-throwing-Games--Dancing
Pp. 150-165
CHAPTER XV
Clothes and Boots-A Troublesome Sitter-The Kam-par Tribe-A Repulsive
Lama-A Spy in Camp-Treachery
Pp. 166-177
CHAPTER XVI
Cowardice-Practical Jokes-SculpturesPp. 178-184
CHAPTER XVII
Benighted-The Source of the Ganges-A Plucky little WomanPp. 185-192
CHAPTER XVIII
Mountain Sickness-Darma District-Exploring more Glaciers-Attacked-A
Difficult Ascent-The Nui Pass
Pp. 193-206
CHAPTER XIX
An Unpleasant Experience-Tibetans Stoned-A Dreamy March-The People of GoPp. 207-216
CHAPTER XX
The Darma Trail-Deadly Cave-The Darma ShokasPp. 208-223
CHAPTER XXI
To Prevent Depression-The Attraction of Telescopes-Strong will for Endurance.Pp. 224-230
INDEX
Pp. 231-233
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