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By Garry Weare

‘Garry Weare is enigmatic, humorous and he has a major moral sense. He brings into the tale of his Himalayan traverse a succession of vignettes approximately people’s lives that he meets alongside the way in which, proper heritage, average background observations and a pleasant sprinkling of his inimitable experience of humour. the heat of his relationships along with his previous Kashmiri neighbors and diverse humans from the hiking fraternity provides an excellent size to this journeyman's tale’. Peter Hillary

‘A magnificent tale’ Melanie Barton, Bookseller and Publisher

Weare’s finely rendered tale of his five-month trek from the sacred resource of the Ganges in the course of the Kullu Valley, Zanskar and Ladakh to his houseboat in Kashmir is remarkably wonderful. the folks he meets and travels with are fully-fledged characters that the reader involves recognize and care approximately whereas the Himalaya, captured in all their kind, solid their spell. it truly is as though the act of strolling permits the writer to completely comprehend the entire nuances – religious, environmental, social and political – of this inspiring area. a protracted stroll within the Himalaya is a booklet to enjoy, a publication that the reader will go back to back and again.

English born Garry Weare has had a long-standing dating with the Himalaya. In 1970 he first went to Kashmir to coach. It replaced his lifestyles and he went directly to survive a houseboat in Kashmir, to pioneer many vintage treks and to study the hiking within the Indian Himalaya guidebook released via Lonely Planet, now in its 4th variation. Weare is a lifestyles member of the Himalayan membership, a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a famous mountain photographer and a founding director of the Australian Himalayan beginning. He has one daughter, stepdaughters and lives along with his spouse Margie Thomas within the Southern Highlands, NSW, Australia.

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