Virgil Chittenden 1840-1904 Hart
In this mesmerizing travelogue, Virgil Chittenden Hart takes readers on a journey through the rugged mountains and fertile valleys of western China, documenting his encounters with the region's people, history, and culture. At the heart of the book is his visit to the sacred mountain of Omei, one of China's most important Buddhist centers, where he witnesses the elaborate rituals and practices of the faithful. With its lyrical prose and vivid descriptions, this book is a travel classic that will inspire armchair travelers and adventurers alike.
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