Author:Manohar Singh Gill (M.S. Gill)

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Himalayan Wonderland: Travels in Lahaul and Spiti

By: Manohar Singh Gill (M.S. Gill)

Price: $14.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031820

ISBN: 0670084131

Condition: New


In the summer of 1962, a restless young Indian administrator, Manohar Singh Gill, made an arduous journey from the north Indian plains to the farthest reaches of the Indian Himalayas—the Lahaul and Spiti valleys—and spent a year there, living and working amongst the people. Gill went on to a distinguished career in the civil services and government, but his experience of the relentless beauty of these spectacular Himalayan deserts and the generosity of the people of this land changed him for life. Part memoir, part travel book and part anthropology, Himalayan Wonderland is a witty, opinio... View more info