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Kenneth Barrett's 22 Walks in Bangkok: Exploring the City's Historic Back PDF

By Kenneth Barrett

ISBN-10: 1462913806

ISBN-13: 9781462913800

Take a sequence of unforgettable strolls down the again lanes of old Bangkok!

Bangkok is without doubt one of the world's maximum towns and a number one vacationer vacation spot, visited via hundreds of thousands every year. however it could be a bewildering position additionally. First-time viewers, no longer figuring out what to anticipate, stumble upon unending boulevards hooked up by means of an enormous maze of tiny part streets. A walk down any of those lanes can exhibit interesting surprises—beautiful palaces and mansions, shophouses and shrines, eating places and markets. yet how to define your approach during the maze?

22 Walks in Bangkok is helping you find hidden gem stones came across during the urban by way of featuring each one local as a different village—explaining the way it advanced, and describing its ancient landmarks intimately. writer Ken Barrett is a long-time Bangkok resident and skilled journalist, and he introduces the $64000 temples, church buildings, shrines and mosques in loving element, sketching their heritage and certain positive aspects. The reader is skillfully guided in the course of the previous neighborhoods of Bangkok from the heart to the outer edge, alongside slim lanes and byways hardly noticeable via foreigners.

22 Walks in Bangkok leads the customer on a distinct trip of discovery and helps you to get pleasure from this interesting urban in new and interesting methods.

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The Ventana The Ventana Wilderness is named for a unique notch called “The Window” on a granite ridge between Ventana Double Cone and Peak. According to local legend, this notch was once a natural stone arch that created a natural “window,” which is supposedly what inspired the Spanish explorers gazing up toward the peaks to call it Ventana. The Ventana, or “The Slot” as local rock climbers call it, is the 200-foot-deep gap in the ridge. Geologists have yet to find rubble of a collapsed arch to support the legend, but nonetheless there are many arches and small complete “windows” in rock formations in the Santa Lucias.

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More recently, legendary author John Steinbeck described them in his story, “Flight”: “Pepe looked up to the top of the next dry withered ridge. He saw a dark form against the sky, a man’s figure standing on top of a rock, and he glanced away quickly not to appear curious. ” In 1937, the poet Robinson Jeffers mentioned them in his poem “Such Counsels You Gave to Me” as “forms that look human . . ” If Jeffers or Steinbeck ever actually saw one of the Dark Watchers is unknown, but the local legend has been around since long before they wrote about it.

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