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Himalayas’ Words – The Wolf aka, ‘The Old Master’

“Wolves are what we (nomads) fear most. They know us well and though I fear them, they are important for the land. They know how to wait and they know when to strike. My mother used to call them the … Continue reading

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Immortal Words of the Mountains

Another in the series of ‘mountain immortals’ and their equally timeless words. Neema, at 89 years old, says of his days upon the Himalayas’ Tea Horse Road: “The mountains and mules had a contract with eachother. If we traders didn’t … Continue reading

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Mountain Eloquence

I’m reminded of some simple mountain-borne brilliance. The deliverer of the words was as simple and straightforward as the words themselves. The old Himalayan brigand and trader’s words about the mountains rings truer on every journey through them that I … Continue reading

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Global Times Interview with Jeff Fuchs

Interview with the “Global Times” on the importance and enduring legacy of the Tea Horse Road 

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