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Sports & Recreation:Hiking, Walking, Mountaineering:Asia

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Trekking in Nepal (Odyssey Illustrated Guide to), D'Abbundo, Antoine
1 D'Abbundo, Antoine Trekking in Nepal (Odyssey Illustrated Guide to)
Hong Kong Local Colour 1999 9622174256 / 9789622174252 First Edition Paperback New 5 1/2" x 8" 
Unread, unmarked. Index. Color photos. This guide describes in detail seven major treks in the Annapurna & Himalayas regions including Mt. Everest - what routes to follow, sights to see, accommodation, inhabitants one will encounter, etc. Instead of the usual maps and hand-drawn sketches, the author has created special diagrams to show the various elevations at various selected stages on the trek and at each stopping place. There is also an intro with practical information, such as When, where, and how to trek? What equipment to take? Health precautions, visas/permits, Nepal's history and religion, and the ten great summits. The treks are: (1.) Around the Annapurnas (2.) The Annapurna Sanctuary (3.) Gosain Kund, Langtang and Helambu (4.) From Jiri to Namche Bazaar (5.) Everest Base Camp (6.) Gokyo Lakes (7.) From Jumla to Lake Rara. Each trek has an accompanying route map. There are also five main maps of Nepal, Kathmandu, Jomoson, Pokhara, and Namche Bazaar. The guide also includes a glossary of Nepali and Tibetan terms, days, food, people, trekking, and other useful words and phrases. Throughout the guide there are superb color photographs including several two-page spreads. ; 200 pages 
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Nepal (Odyssey Illustrated Guide to), Moran, Kerry
2 Moran, Kerry Nepal (Odyssey Illustrated Guide to)
Hong Kong Local Colour 1997 9622174922 / 9789622174924 Second Edition Paperback New 5 1/2" x 8" 
Unread, unmarked. Profusely illustrated in color. Index. Nepal stretches from the near-sea level Terai, a flat southern region, to the summit of Everest, the world's highest mountain. Nepal has many breathtaking landscapes, from the jungles of Chitwan National Park, to the heights of the Annapurna region, to the bustle of Kathmandu. Special topics cover river-rafting, eco-trekking, tigers and Tibetan monasteries, and there are literary excerpts on Nepali versatility by Pico Iyer and the Pokhara trail by Peter Matthiessen. The Odyssey Illustrated Guide to Nepal includes: Essential practical information on travel, visas, accommodation, food, and bargaining Information on outdoor adventures such as elephant safaris, mountain-biking and river-rafting An introduction to trekking by an experienced trekking guide 64 carefully selected color photographs 15 easy-to-use maps and plans A Nepalese glossary of useful words A glossary of Nepali and Tibetan terms and Hindu and Buddhist deities ; 280 pages 
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