Three Months in Cashmere

May 11, 2015|
Three Months in Cashmere by Patrick Pinches
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in may 1887 lizzie and tom sykes fulfilled their dream of trekking in kashmir (or cashmere as lizzie prefers).she not only recorded their remarkable and at times dangerous journey in a diary but also sketched places they visited.at the time they were living in lucknow,india where tom was principal of la martiniere college,on which rudyard kipling based kim's school.in their mid-forties they set off with 9 hundredweight of luggage,stayed for a while in srinagar area before crossing the pir panjal pass on their journey back-an extraordinary and fascinating trip.lizzie describes vividly the scenery,flowers and trees that they encountered on their 500 mile trek on foot and horseback,with a wry sense of humour that finds amusement even in the most dire situations.staying in primitive and often filthy rest-houses en route,they display fortitude and initiative throughout.this diary of a journey undertaken in a forgotten era,is enhanced by the original drawings.

Title:Three Months in Cashmere
Format:Kobo ebook
Published:May 11, 2015
Publisher:Patrick Pinches
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781301118304

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