Across the Roof of the World by P T Etherton
"Across the Roof of the World" by P. T. Etherton is a fascinating account of his adventurous journey across the Himalayan mountains. This book is a true gem for anyone who loves adventure and travel writing.
The author takes the reader on a thrilling journey across the Himalayas, (which started from India through Kashmir, Gilgit, Hunza, and over the Pamirs (the roof of the world), thence through Chinese Tartary, Mongolia, and Siberia, to the Trans-Siberian Railway) sharing his experiences of the magnificent landscapes, the diverse cultures, and the challenges he faced during his travels. Etherton's vivid descriptions of the snow-capped mountains, the rugged terrain, and the isolated communities he encountered along the way, make the reader feel like they are right there with him, experiencing the beauty and dangers of the Himalayas firsthand.
The book is well-organized and the author's writing style is engaging, making it easy to follow his journey and stay interested throughout. One of the most remarkable aspects of the book is the author's deep understanding and respect for the people and cultures he encounters, which he conveys through his sensitive and thoughtful writing.
Overall, "Across the Roof of the World" is an outstanding travel memoir that will take you on a journey of discovery, adventure, and personal growth. It is a must-read for anyone who is interested in the Himalayas or who simply enjoys a good adventure story. Highly recommended for all travel and adventure enthusiasts, this book is truly a remarkable and inspiring read.
Publisher - Gulshan Books
|Book Name||Across the Roof of the World|
|Author||P T Etherton|