Author:Bill Aitken


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Footloose in the Himalaya

By: Bill Aitken

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2009

Seller ID: 101847

ISBN: 8178242818

Condition: New

Away from over-used tourist trails and trekking routes, Bill Aitken wanders through the Himalaya. His inclination is to enter disused colonial dak bungalows and ruined temples, meander in wild glades above the treeline carpeted with wild flowers, filling his water bottle from mountain springs and waterfalls. Having left his native Scotland in his twenties to circumnavigate the world, Aitken reached the Himalaya and stopped, enraptured. He began wandering through these mountains then, and has only stopped on and off in the last forty years to do more mundane things—like travelling the Deccan ... View more info