Altai-Himalaya: A Travel Diary
by Nicholas Roerich
Publisher: Nicholas Roerich Museum 2013
Number of pages: 407
Nicholas Roerich kept a diary of his travels by yak and camel through a remote region still largely unknown today. An intellectual as well as an adventurer, he chronicles his expedition through Sinkiang, Altai-Mongolia and Tibet from 1924 to 1928 in twelve exciting chapters detailing his encounters along the parched byways of Central Asia.
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