Hindu Kush

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  • A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush
  • A classic of travel writing, A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush' is Eric Newby's iconic account of his journey through one of the most remote and beautiful wildernesses on earth.It was 1956, and Eric Newby was earning an improbable living in the chaotic family business of London haute couture. Pining for adventure, Newby sent his friend Hugh... Read more
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Belgium
  • A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush
  • A classic of travel writing, A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush' is Eric Newby's iconic account of his journey through one of the most remote and beautiful wildernesses on earth.It was 1956, and Eric Newby was earning an improbable living in the chaotic family business of London haute couture. Pining for adventure, Newby sent his friend Hugh... Read more
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  • Himalaya
  • In this his most challenging journey, Michael Palin tackles the Himalaya, the greatest mountain range on earth, a virtually unbroken wall of rock stretching 1800 miles from the borders of Afghanistan to south-west China. Penetrated but never conquered, it remains the world's most majestic natural barrier, a magnificent wilderness that shapes... Read more
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Belgium
  • Himalaya
  • In this his most challenging journey, Michael Palin tackles the Himalaya, the greatest mountain range on earth, a virtually unbroken wall of rock stretching 1800 miles from the borders of Afghanistan to south-west China. Penetrated but never conquered, it remains the world's most majestic natural barrier, a magnificent wilderness that shapes... Read more
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Netherlands
  • A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush
  • The view was colossal. Below us on every side mountain surged away it seemed forever; we looked down on glaciers and snow-covered peaks that perhaps no one has ever seen before, except from the air.' Feeling restless in the world of London's high-fashion industry, Eric Newby asked a friend to accompany him on a mountain-climbing expedition in... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush
  • The view was colossal. Below us on every side mountain surged away it seemed forever; we looked down on glaciers and snow-covered peaks that perhaps no one has ever seen before, except from the air.' Feeling restless in the world of London's high-fashion industry, Eric Newby asked a friend to accompany him on a mountain-climbing expedition in... Read more
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  • Himalaya
  • Michael Palin reads his own entertainingly written account of his journey across the countries of the Himalayas, accompanying a major BBC TV series in 2004. In his most challenging journey to date, Palin tackles the Himalayas, the greatest mountain range on earth. It is a virtually unbroken wall of rock stretching 1800 miles from the borders of... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Himalaya
  • Michael Palin reads his own entertainingly written account of his journey across the countries of the Himalayas, accompanying a major BBC TV series in 2004. In his most challenging journey to date, Palin tackles the Himalayas, the greatest mountain range on earth. It is a virtually unbroken wall of rock stretching 1800 miles from the borders of... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Maraini
  • Maraini: Acts of Photography, Acts of Low is an extraordinary selection of the photography of Fosco Maraini in a beautifully printed, multilanguage, oversized hardcover edition. Maraini's career as an ethnologist, photographer, filmmaker, mountaineer, writer and professor spans a period of more than 60 years. Perhaps best known for his work on... Read more
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Belgium
  • Maraini
  • Maraini: Acts of Photography, Acts of Low is an extraordinary selection of the photography of Fosco Maraini in a beautifully printed, multilanguage, oversized hardcover edition. Maraini's career as an ethnologist, photographer, filmmaker, mountaineer, writer and professor spans a period of more than 60 years. Perhaps best known for his work on... Read more
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Netherlands
  • A Naturalist and Other Beasts
  • Since the 1950s, eminent field biologist George Schaller has roamed through many lands observing wild animals and conducting landmark long-term studies that have deepened our understanding of these creatures. He has reported and reflected on his work in classic books such as The Year of the Gorilla, The Last Panda, and National Book Award... Read more
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Belgium
  • A Naturalist and Other Beasts
  • Since the 1950s, eminent field biologist George Schaller has roamed through many lands observing wild animals and conducting landmark long-term studies that have deepened our understanding of these creatures. He has reported and reflected on his work in classic books such as The Year of the Gorilla, The Last Panda, and National Book Award... Read more
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Netherlands
  • A Passage to Nuristan
  • A first hand account of extraordinary travel, it is a reminiscent of Short Walk in the Hindu Kush . This book about Afghanistan is highly topical. Despite its recent upheavals, for most of the twentieth century Afghanistan was a sleepy, faraway place of little interest to outsiders. Nowhere was the romance and mystery attached to the country... Read more
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Belgium
  • A Passage to Nuristan
  • A first hand account of extraordinary travel, it is a reminiscent of Short Walk in the Hindu Kush . This book about Afghanistan is highly topical. Despite its recent upheavals, for most of the twentieth century Afghanistan was a sleepy, faraway place of little interest to outsiders. Nowhere was the romance and mystery attached to the country... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Addicted to Altitude
  • ADDICTED TO ALTITUDE A generation ago Jack O'Connor, "dean of outdoor writers," taught us that mountain hunting was a special pursuit, a form of hunting that took us to the high, wild places in search of some of the world's most beautiful and elusive game. Today Mark Hampton follows his teaching and takes us to new heights in pursuit of wild... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Addicted to Altitude
  • ADDICTED TO ALTITUDE A generation ago Jack O'Connor, "dean of outdoor writers," taught us that mountain hunting was a special pursuit, a form of hunting that took us to the high, wild places in search of some of the world's most beautiful and elusive game. Today Mark Hampton follows his teaching and takes us to new heights in pursuit of wild... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush
  • When Eric Newby, improbably earning his living in the London haute-couture trade, sent his fateful cable - 'Can You Travel Nuristan June?' - it was the first step on a legendary journey from Mayfair to Afghanistan and the mountains of the Hindu Kush, north-east of Kabul. Ill-prepared and inexperienced, Newby and Carless endured a month of... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush
  • When Eric Newby, improbably earning his living in the London haute-couture trade, sent his fateful cable - 'Can You Travel Nuristan June?' - it was the first step on a legendary journey from Mayfair to Afghanistan and the mountains of the Hindu Kush, north-east of Kabul. Ill-prepared and inexperienced, Newby and Carless endured a month of... Read more
» Click to close
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Himalaya
  • In this his most challenging journey, Michael Palin tackles the Himalaya, the greatest mountain range on earth, a virtually unbroken wall of rock stretching 1800 miles from the borders of Afghanistan to south-west China. Penetrated but never conquered, it remains the world's most majestic natural barrier, a magnificent wilderness that shapes... Read more
  • Also available from:
  • Bol.com, Belgium
» Click to open
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Himalaya
  • In this his most challenging journey, Michael Palin tackles the Himalaya, the greatest mountain range on earth, a virtually unbroken wall of rock stretching 1800 miles from the borders of Afghanistan to south-west China. Penetrated but never conquered, it remains the world's most majestic natural barrier, a magnificent wilderness that shapes... Read more
» Click to close
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Netherlands
  • Tajikistan - Loosening the Knot
  • The narrative is of travels through Tajikistan, the poorest country economically in Central Asia. As the Soviet Union disintegrated, the economy collapsed, the people suffered extreme privation and large elements of the country reverted to what became known as a "yak economy".Shortly after the declaration of independence in 1991, the country... Read more
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Belgium
  • Tajikistan - Loosening the Knot
  • The narrative is of travels through Tajikistan, the poorest country economically in Central Asia. As the Soviet Union disintegrated, the economy collapsed, the people suffered extreme privation and large elements of the country reverted to what became known as a "yak economy".Shortly after the declaration of independence in 1991, the country... Read more
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