Tibet Handbook: With Bhutan

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Gyurme Dorje
Footprint Handbooks, 1999 - Travel - 951 pages
5 Reviews
The second edition of Tibet Handbook is in the new softback format recently introduced by Footprint. This guide provides a complete overview of Tibet, the cultural heartland of Inner Asia and the mountain kingdom of Bhutan. Contains - Highlights of Tibet illustrated with colour photography; This is the only guide to describe comprehensively the whole of Tibet, including the eastern provinces of Kham and Amdo; Detailed practical information on the five 'gateway cities to the Tibetan plateau including Kathmandu; Unique colour mapping to help you plan your visit.

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Review: Footprint Tibet Handbook: The Travel Guide

User Review  - Aimee - Goodreads

I actually read the 2004 and 2009 editions, the latter not yet noted in Goodreads. I'm planning to go to a less traveled part of Tibet this summer, and this guidebook included a fairly decent map and ... Read full review

Review: Footprint Tibet Handbook: The Travel Guide

User Review  - Cherie - Goodreads

Fantastic but not really armchair reading; more of a preparatory and guidebook Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Gyurme Dorje holds a PhD in Tibetan Literature and an MA in Sanskrit with Oriental Studies. From 1991 to 1996 he held research fellowships at London University, where he worked on the "Encyclopaedic Tibetan-English Dictionary". He has written, edited, translated and contributed to numerous books on Tibetan culture.

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