Follow the Tibetan adventures of Pamela Logan as she evolves from solo traveler to expedition leader. Her mission: to save the precious ancient murals of Pewar Monastery. To reach her goal she travels a long and circuitous path: raising funds, securing permission from the Chinese government, assembling an international team, and leading four expeditions to bring them by bus, truck, and horse caravan to Pewar Monastery. Along the way she meets a memorable parade of characters, overcomes bureaucracy and blizzards, and survives an attack by a pack of Tibetan dogs. Her book is an insiderís look at a remote and little known part Tibet, her story an inspiration to those who cherish challenge and adventure.
|About the author:
Pamela Logan has been working and traveling on the Tibetan plateau since 1990. She is author of Among Warriors: A woman martial artist in Tibet, a New York Times Notable
Book in 1998. She is
also founder/president of Kham Aid
Foundation, a nonprofit organization that assists Tibetans of the eastern plateau. In 1996 she was named "Woman Explorer of the Year" by the Scientific Exploration Society. Her photography has been seen in National
Geographic, Newsweek, the New York Timesí travel section,
Silkroad Magazine. She has given invited lectures for the Royal Geographical Society,
the Asia Society, the Explorers Club, the Young Presidents Organization,
the Foreign Correspondents Club of Hong Kong and Beijing, California Institute of Technology,
the Pacific-Asia Museum, and other organizations.