Download PDF by Jamaica Kincaid: Among Flowers: A Walk in the Himalaya (Directions)

By Jamaica Kincaid

ISBN-10: 0792265300

ISBN-13: 9780792265306

ISBN-10: 142620096X

ISBN-13: 9781426200960

during this pleasant hybrid of a book—part memoir and half trip journal—the bestselling writer takes us deep into the mountains of Nepal with a trio of botanist neighbors looking for local Himalayan vegetation that would develop in her Vermont backyard. Alighting from a airplane within the dramatic Annapurna Valley, the ominous symptoms of Nepal's Maoist guerrillas are all around—an alarming presence that accompanies the tourists all through their trek. Undaunted, the crowd units off into the mountains with Sherpas and bearers, coming into an unique global of astonishing landscapes, vertiginous slopes, remoted villages, herds of yaks, and tremendous rhododendron, thirty ft tall. The panorama and flowers and rather a lot else of what Kincaid unearths within the Himalaya—including fruit bats, colourful Buddhist prayer flags, and the hated leeches that plague a lot of the trip—are new to her, and she or he methods all of it with an acute experience of ask yourself and a deft eye for element. In appealing, introspective prose, Kincaid intertwines the harrowing Maoist encounters with interesting botanical discoveries, attention-grabbing day-by-day information, and lyrical musings on gardens, nature, domestic, and family.

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