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The Best Mountain Ascents of Asia

Annapurna Ring – Nepal

The Annapurna’s audience is measured to be the oldest  track in the Himalayas and one of the best hiking routes in the world. This is a quite long transition – 17-21 days – depending regarding the different you pick. A key feature of the government is the alley through the Torong-La Pass, which is the highest narrowing of the road at an altitude of 5 416 m. The Annapurna’s arena is not deserted spectacular views and landscapes, but as well as a journey through the culture of Nepal: you will adding together through the villages of Buddhists and sacred places of Hindus. Despite its popularity, Annapurna Ring is the peak pedigree of the list of the best routes in Asia. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on April 8, 2018 in Nature

 

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History of Mao

This huge biography of Mao, the work of a married couple formed by a writer and a historian, aims to present itself as an essential book about the founder of the Chinese communist regime. It is in terms of the documentation handled and the interviews conducted by the authors, although it has numerous literary features that try to delve into Mao’s psychology, which offers a portrait of a ruthless and thirsty leader of power.

Throughout these pages you can see the hand of Jung Chang, the author of Wild Swans , one of the most popular novels about Mao’s China. Chang suffered in his own flesh the humiliations of the Cultural Revolution, for which he had had a previous enthusiasm. Perhaps this book was born as an attempt to delve into the figure of the man who quickly modernized China without caring about the price of millions of lives. That same leader captivated the writer in her youth, although from that idealized image there is only one monster left who can sacrifice everyone, including her own family, for the sake of her personal ambition. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on April 6, 2018 in Historical, Human

 

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Chile’s secret history

Chile's historyI had an interest in the social aspect, in the ways that a person can contribute to their community and here I am, suddenly doing something that seems to make sense to many, helping to foster reflection on our past, our identity and our present through a noble vehicle: the history of this country, helping to build a bridge between our life as a country, our historians and ordinary people, like me, seems like a dream.
This is the balance that the writer Jorge Bardot (The interior war, Sync) makes of the last three years, in which he was dedicated almost exclusively to write the trilogy Secret History of Chile. An ambitious nonfiction work whose first two titles have sold 200 thousand copies to date; something completely atypical in a market like Chile. And that now closes with the arrival of the third installment to the national bookstores, with a first edition of 30 thousand copies, edited by Sudamericana.
A literary adventure that left no one indifferent and that more than once earned him harsh criticism. Some people do not understand that raising different points of view is not ‘destroy our values and our heroes’, but open the discussion, review and reflection on aspects not very touched massively and urgently need to be put on the table to understand each other better That there is a debt between our history and ordinary people, a distance that is urgent to shorten, says Baradit.History is political, it must be constantly discussed and reviewed, it is not written in marble and it is always changing with new research and discoveries, it is essential that it be on our contingent discussion table because it is finally reflected and it is about today, adds . Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on April 4, 2018 in Historical

 

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