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Every day in Thibet, about midday, there are high winds, carrying dust and sand, often in the form of a blizzard, and making travelling extremely unpleasant.
Considering the cold climate I suppose it is natural that they should not do too much washing, but water is very scarce in Thibet except for about a couple of months in the year.
The great elevated plateau of Thibet is 15,000 feet above sea level.
We carried them along with us all through Thibet and whenever we wanted very much done around our camps in Thibet we hired local labour.
The cold winds in Thibet during the better part of the year make that clothing seem hardly adequate.
Gen. Bruce celebrated his 58th birthday in Thibet with a very fine bottle of rum 150 years old.
All the while this was going on, something else was going on-the railroads and steamships and telegraphs and telephones and wireless, tying the whole world up into one bundle, so that what happened anywhere happened everywhere, and the roofs of Buddhist pagodas in Thibet shone with the corrugated tin of Standard Oil cans.
Ganges and Burrampooter, rise in Thibet, from the opposite ridges of the same hills, separate from each other to the distance of 1200 miles, and, after a winding course of 2000 miles, again meet in one point near the Gulf of Bengal.
A dry, friable substance of a dark color, taken from a little bag under the belly of a small animal called the Thibet Musk, which is a native of the Indies, Tonquin, and China.
A Catechism of Familiar Things; Their History, and the Events Which Led to Their Discovery. With a Short Explanation of Some of the Principal Natural Phenomena. For the Use of Schools and Families. Enlarged and Revised Edition. Anonymous
These were pine-trees, of the species known as Thibet pines, which grow to a great height, with tall trunks clear of branches full fifty feet from the ground.
The Plant Hunters Adventures Among the Himalaya Mountains Mayne Reid 1850