No other part of the world appeals to the adventurous and spiritual heart as much as the Himalaya.
A large body of literature has been produced by visitors who adopted the Himalaya as their (temporary) home. Their accounts stole the hearts of those who longed for new discoveries or for a mystical, harmonious place, far removed from the industrialized world.
This book presents the 19th and 20th century?s most inspiring Himalayan visitors and their accounts.
These captivating stories from ?the abode of snow? provide an intimate insight into the hardships and delights faced by those who fell under the spell of the Himalaya.