Autor: Michael Buckley
Ilość stron: 191
Format: 13.5 x 21.5 cm
Shangri-La is one of the most evocative myths of our
time -so powerful that it has entered the dictionary as a synonym for
paradise.As myths go, it is a young one: Shangri-La made its debut with the 1933
publication of British author James Hilton's novel, Lost Horizon. No sooner was
Shangri-La created by Hilton than a host of places staked claims to being the
real location that inspired the book.
This guide to the mythical site of Shangri-La is rooted in the glorious reality of the Himalaya, encompassing parts of southwest China, Tibet, Bhutan, Nepal, Sikkim and Ladakh. It forms a concise guide to the most remote areas of the region, with a focus on major mountain peaks, and some well-chosen treks in each area.
Practical information and maps will ensure that visitors can make the most of their trip to this other-worldly destination, while armchair readers can browse and dream...
13.5 x 21.5 cm