Ocean Hermit – sailing, solitude and stories

My plans to retrace Captain Cook's unfinished voyage have been postponed a year while I work on the next Marine Diesel Basics book and get my new boat SV Oceandrifter ready for sea.

* A Hermit in the Himalayas

A Hermit in the Himalayas by Paul Brunton

Paul Brunton was born in London in 1898 and died in Switzerland as recently as 1981. This book is part travelogue through what is still a fairly remore region of the world and part spiritual experience. The book was originally published in 1938, at a time when few outsiders ventured as far as Mount Kailas.

A Hermit in the Himalayas: A Unique Travelogue by One of the Greatest Spiritual Explorers of the Twentieth Century


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This entry was posted on December 25, 2009 by in Book Reviews, Hermits, Hermits & Solitude and tagged , , , , .
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