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Seth, Vikram, From Heaven Lake: Travels Through Sinkiang And Tibet [1983] (London: Phoenix, 1993).

Hitch-hiking, walking, slogging through rivers and across leech-ridden hills, Vikram Seth travelled through Sinkiang and Tibet to Nepal: from Heaven Lake to the Himalayas. By breaking away from the reliable routes of organised travel, he transformed his journey into an unusual and intriguing exploration of one of the world's least known areas.

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