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A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush

A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush

by Eric Newby

Publisher: Lonely Planet Publications
ISBN: 9781741795288
Pages: 272
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 7 Mb
Date posting: 2020-10-16
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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 the wild and remote Hindu Kush, in north-eastern Afghanistan. And so they went - although they did stop first for four days of climbing lessons in Wales - becoming the first Englishmen to visit this spectacular region for more than half a century. Newby's frank and funny account of their expedition to what is...