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Tibet (Footprint Handbooks) free pdf Discover the mystical landscapes of Tibet with the 4th edition of "Footprint's" highly acclaimed travel guide. Fully revised and updated, this guide will help you navigate your way around this slow-paced plateau the size of Western Europe, with detailed listings of where to eat and sleep, plus comprehensive and authoratative culture and history sections. This is the ultimate guidebook for those wishing to do more than merely scratch the surface of the highest region on earth.This book is written by a leading Tibetan expert. It includes foreward by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. It provides comprehensive coverage of the whole of Tibet, including the lesser travelled eastern provinces of Kham and Amdo. It offers detailed practical information on the five gateway cities to the Tibetan plateau, including Kathmandu."Footprint" guides are written and designed for experienced, independent travellers looking to get off the beaten track. They are written by a small team of experts with first-hand local knowledge creating books rich in places and attractions simply not covered in other guidebooks. These are among the most comprehensive and detailed travel guides available, with more places to visit and things to do. Competitive prices and depth of coverage ensure "Footprint" offer the best value for money. Wide range of activities covered from jungle trekking to white-water rafting, surfing to bird watching. It offers unparalleled cultural and historical context encouraging travel that is sensitive towards local communities.

About Gyrume Djore

Gyurme Dorje was born in Edinburgh in 1950. He holds a PhD in Tibetan Literature (SOAS, 1987) and a Masters degree in Sanskrit with Oriental Studies (Edinburgh, 1971). For over thirty years he has been continuously engaged in both classical and modern Tibetan studies, translating primary sources and conducting fieldwork throughout the Tibetan plateau. Following more than ten years residence among Tibetan communities of North India and Nepal, Gyurme subsequently led forty-two expeditions and cultural tours to the Utsang, Kham, Amdo and Gyarong regions of Tibet from 1985 onwards. Most of these have been under the auspices of Trans Himalaya, which he founded in 1989 with the intention of pioneering diverse overland routes to Lhasa through Eastern Tibet.

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Author : Gyrume Djore
Publisher : Footprint Handbooks
Data Published : 24 April 2009
ISBN : 1906098328
EAN : 9781906098322
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 1000 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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