Seven Years in Tibet – Heinrich Harrer

Seven Years in Tibet – Heinrich Harrer

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A landmark in travel writing this is the incredible true story of Heinrich Harrer’s escape across the Himalayas to Tibet set against the backdrop of the Second World War. Heinrich Harrer already one of the greatest mountaineers of his time was climbing in the Himalayas when war broke out in Europe. He was imprisoned by the British in India but succeeded in escaping and fled to Tibet. Settling in Lhasa the Forbidden City where he became a friend and tutor to the Dalai Lama Heinrich Harrer spent seven years gaining a more profound understanding of Tibet and the Tibetans