My Journey to Lhasa by Alexandra David-Neel

This book is a fascinating travel memoir documenting the author's daring and perilous journey to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, in 1923. Disguised as a beggar and accompanied by a young Tibetan monk, she traversed harsh terrains, braved extreme weather conditions, and evaded authorities who forbade foreigners from entering the city. Throughout her journey, she encountered various aspects of Tibetan culture, religion, and way of life, offering an insightful and vivid portrayal of a land and people largely unknown to the outside world at that time.

The 4089th greatest book of all time


Published
1927
Nationality
French
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
310-370
Words
104,000
Original Language
English

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