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By Garry Weare

‘Garry Weare is enigmatic, humorous and he has a tremendous sense of right and wrong. He brings into the tale of his Himalayan traverse a succession of vignettes approximately people’s lives that he meets alongside the best way, suitable heritage, usual background observations and a pleasant sprinkling of his inimitable experience of humour. the heat of his relationships together with his previous Kashmiri acquaintances and diverse humans from the hiking fraternity provides an excellent size to this journeyman's tale’. Peter Hillary

‘A awesome tale’ Melanie Barton, Bookseller and Publisher

Weare’s finely rendered tale of his five-month trek from the sacred resource of the Ganges during the Kullu Valley, Zanskar and Ladakh to his houseboat in Kashmir is remarkably pleasing. the folks he meets and travels with are fully-fledged characters that the reader involves comprehend and care approximately whereas the Himalaya, captured in all their type, forged their spell. it's as though the act of jogging permits the writer to completely comprehend all of the nuances – non secular, environmental, social and political – of this inspiring zone. an extended stroll within the Himalaya is a ebook to appreciate, a ebook that the reader will go back to back and again.

English born Garry Weare has had a long-standing dating with the Himalaya. In 1970 he first went to Kashmir to educate. It replaced his lifestyles and he went directly to survive a houseboat in Kashmir, to pioneer many vintage treks and to study the hiking within the Indian Himalaya guidebook released via Lonely Planet, now in its 4th version. Weare is a lifestyles member of the Himalayan membership, a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a famous mountain photographer and a founding director of the Australian Himalayan beginning. He has one daughter, stepdaughters and lives along with his spouse Margie Thomas within the Southern Highlands, NSW, Australia.

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