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By Garry Weare

‘Garry Weare is enigmatic, humorous and he has an immense judgment 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, proper background, ordinary background observations and a pleasant sprinkling of his inimitable experience of humour. the heat of his relationships together with his previous Kashmiri neighbors and numerous humans from the hiking fraternity provides a superb measurement to this journeyman's tale’. Peter Hillary

‘A impressive tale’ Melanie Barton, Bookseller and Publisher

Weare’s finely rendered tale of his five-month trek from the sacred resource of the Ganges in the course of the Kullu Valley, Zanskar and Ladakh to his houseboat in Kashmir is remarkably enjoyable. the folk he meets and travels with are fully-fledged characters that the reader involves be aware of and care approximately whereas the Himalaya, captured in all their sort, solid their spell. it really is as though the act of jogging permits the writer to completely comprehend the entire nuances – non secular, environmental, social and political – of this inspiring area. an extended stroll within the Himalaya is a booklet to get pleasure from, a ebook that the reader will go back to back and again.

English born Garry Weare has had a long-standing courting with the Himalaya. In 1970 he first went to Kashmir to educate. It replaced his existence and he went directly to live to tell the tale a houseboat in Kashmir, to pioneer many vintage treks and to study the hiking within the Indian Himalaya guidebook released by way of Lonely Planet, now in its 4th variation. 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 together with his spouse Margie Thomas within the Southern Highlands, NSW, Australia.

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