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Veroveringstochten in Tibet - met 240 afbeeldingen naar teekeningen van den schrijver en een kaart Sven Hedin

Veroveringstochten in Tibet - met 240 afbeeldingen naar teekeningen van den schrijver en een kaart

Sven Hedin

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Sven Hedin, one of the most intrepid and picturesque of all explorers, presents here a fascinating story of adventure and exploration in the secret land of Tibet. It unfolds tales of its serenity and virgin beauty that fuelled the myth of aMoreSven Hedin, one of the most intrepid and picturesque of all explorers, presents here a fascinating story of adventure and exploration in the secret land of Tibet. It unfolds tales of its serenity and virgin beauty that fuelled the myth of a Shangri-La nestled within the worlds highest mountain ranges and characterized by a simple self-sufficient life and glorious religious pageantry. In these pages all levels of Tibetan society come to life, from lavishly dressed nobility to sheepskin-clad nomads, from monks performing ritual dances to peasants ploughing with yaks.Swedish scholar-explorers narrative of travel through Tibet, Lhasa, Trans-Himalaya, Shigatse, Temple city of the Tashi Lama, the source of the Indus, etc. Popular account of expeditions to Central Asia of 1899-1902 and 1906-08. The book brings together all Hedins explorations in Tibet starting with his 1896 attempt to get into the country- his work in northern Tibet and bid to reach Lhasa ( Central Asia and Tibet 1903) and his explorations in the south.