A Walk Along the Ganges

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Dennison Berwick, 1987 - Ganges River Region (India and Bangladesh) - 234 pages
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The author walks from the mouth of the Ganges to its source in the Himalayas. There is a very gratifying element of humility here, a lack of self absorption. The author dedicates the book to the ... Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgements
9
Authors Note
11
Finding My Feet
13
By the Banks of the Hooghly
26
A Hell Filled with Good Things
36
4 Led North by the Sacred Thread
56
5 The Inland Sea
74
Where Angels Fear to Tread
87
IO Is it Cholera?
151
Burden of Heat
163
Tiger Tiger
182
13 Up the Mountain Road
192
M Bathing at the Cows Mouth
208
Equipment List
224
Selected Bibliography
226
Index
228

7 Round and Round the River Bends
100
City of Light City of Dark
120
9 When the Land Dies
132
Map
236
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