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Across the roof of the world.

Wilfred Skrede

Across the roof of the world.

by Wilfred Skrede

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia, Central
    • Subjects:
    • Asia, Central -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Translation of Veien over vardens tak.

      StatementTranslated by M. A. Michael.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS785 .S623 1955
      The Physical Object
      Pagination223 p.
      Number of Pages223
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6158667M
      LC Control Number54013525
      OCLC/WorldCa1562484

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Across the Roof of the World: A Record of Sport and Travel Through Kashmir, Gilgit, Hunza, the Pamirs, Chinese Turkistan, Mongolia and Siberia (Classic Reprint) Paperback – Ap by Percy Thomas Etherton (Author)Author: Percy Thomas Etherton. Amply illustrated, "Across the Roof of the World" is an epic equestrian travel tale laced with unforgettable excitement.

Read more Read less click to open popoverAuthor: Wilfred Skrede. Across the Across the roof of the world. book of the World: a Record of Sport and Travel Through Kashmir, Gilgit, Hunza, the Pamirs, Chinese Turkistan, Mongolia and Siberia 1st Edition Hardcover – January 1, by P.T.

Etherton (Author)Author: P.T. Etherton. After the war Skrede wrote about this amazing journey describing in "Across the Roof of the World " how he made his way along the tracks of Genghis Khan's hordes, followed the silk caravans from China, crossed the high mountains of Central Asia, and miraculously made his way to freedom.

Yet the liberty he sought demanded a high price.4/5. Across the roof of the world;: A record of sport and travel through Kashmir, Gilgit, Hunza, the Pamirs, Chinese Turkistan, Mongolia and Siberia [P. T Etherton] on Amazon. FIRST ACROSS THE ROOF OF THE WORLD is the story of a incredible journey.

In the days of jet travel and packaged tours, Peter Hillary and Graeme Dingle choose to travel the hardest way - on foot and carrying their supplies - through the toughest terrain in the world: the Himalayas. They climbed and tramped for 5, kilometres.

It took them ten months/5. About this book. Essays describing a mile walk across Tajikistan, early relics of Central Asian art, the discovery of Victory Peak, and the rocks, plants, and animals on the world's highest mountains. The Great Himalaya Trail is one of the longest and highest trails in the world.

It is a trail that winds for 1, kilometres through Nepal across the 'roof of the world', over ice-covered passes, crossing high-mountain deserts and through some of the most remote areas on earth/5.

A View Across the Rooftops: An epic, heart-wrenching and gripping World War Two historical novel - Kindle edition by Kelman, Suzanne. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A View Across the Rooftops: An epic, heart-wrenching and gripping World War Two historical novel/5().

Running on the Roof of the World by Jess Butterworrh is a beautiful book that kept me turning the pages without the overt use of cliffhangers and mystery.

Not that it lacked these entirely. It was definitely full of action, adventure and uncertainty, it just didn’t require or position these in a /5.

"FIRST ACROSS THE ROOF OF THE WORLD is the story of a incredible journey. Peter Hillary and Graeme Dingle choose to travel the hardest way - on foot and carrying their supplies - through the toughest terrain in the world: the Himalayas.

They climbed and tramped for kilometres. It took them ten months. WorldCat is the world's largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Learn more ››. Across the Roof of the World: A Record of Sport and Travel through Kashmir, Gilgit, Hunza, the Pamirs, Chinese Turkestan, Mongolia, and Siberia.; With map and illustrations first edition.

An unassuming account of the fabulous odyssey which took young Skrede, at 19, from Oslo, across Russia, China and the Himalayas in his attempt to reach the Norwegian Air Force in Canada. With four others, he travelled to Moscow, and then Sinkiang, where they were all held for clearance and Skrede was further detained by the accident in which he was run over by a lorry, and three vertebrae in.

Despite my short stay, the relaxed pace and unique appearance of Tibet, a striking contrast to the busy cities and rapid pace of China.

However, what will always stand out for me was the incredible journey across the 'Roof of the World' to Tibet; a truly unforgettable rail experience that was incomparable to many I have taken. The current World Book explains: “Ina team of researchers used advanced satellite technology to calculate the mountain's height at 29, feet (8, meters).

However, the same geological forces that created Mount Everest are still at work. Across the Roof of the World. Camden SC: John Culler, Deluxe Limited. Reprint Limited to Copies. Full Leather. pp, ill, all edges gilt, marbled end papers, silk ribbon marker. Full leather binding.

One of the great classics of Asian mountain hunting. The book in original edition is very hard to find and expensive. Read XXII - Across the Roof of the World of Free Air by Sinclair Lewis.

The text begins: CLAIRE dressed Dlorus, cooked a dinner of beet greens, potatoes, and trout; and by bullying and great sweetness kept Dlorus from too many trips to the gin bottle.

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First Across the Roof of the World Peter Hillary, Author, Graeme Dingle, Author Salem House Publishers $ (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Description. Texte du rabat. Excerpt from Across the Roof of the World: A Record of Sport and Travel Through Kashmir, Gilgit, Hunza, the Pamirs, Chinese Turkistan, Mongolia and Siberia The following narrative constitutes an account of a trans-asiatic journey of nearly four thousand miles which led me from India through Kashmir, Gilgit, Hunza, and over the Pamirs (the Roof of the World), thence.

Explore China and Tibet, travelling across the 'roof of the world'. Experience the Himalayas in full glory, along with heavenly lakes, gigantic glaciers, and awe-inspiring passes.

Discover Chinese historical wonders and futuristic cities during this immersive day holiday/5(5).Get this from a library! Across the roof of the world; a record of sport and travel through Kashmir, Gilgit, Hunza, the Pamirs, Chinese Turkistan, Mongolia and Siberia.

[P T Etherton].Across the Roof of the World: A Record of Sport and Travel Through Kashmir, Gilgit, Hunza, the Pamirs, Chinese Turkistan, Mongolia and Siberia by P. T. (Percy Thomas) B. Etherton Overview - This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.