By Isabella L. Bird
One of the Tibetans is a checklist of Isabella Bishop's 1889 trip into Ladakh. it's a interesting account of her encounters with the region's natives and her observations in their life, in addition to an perception into the problems of touring in such parts within the overdue 19th century.
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Ch/ . . . . . . . . . . Swiss art network Swiss Foods Berner Platte (Bernesdish) – a mixture of bacon, sausages, ham, boiled beef, pickled cabbage (sauerkraut), potatoes and green beans. Bündnerfleisch – dried meat from the Grisons region (raw beef smoked and served in thin slices). Fondue – in the form of cheese or meat fondues, usually contains a center pot of melted cheese or hot juice into which meat or bread is dipped. Geschnetzeltes kalbsfleish – minced veal or calf’s liver with cream.
Where to Stay Hotel Baur au Lac – this family-owned hotel (since 1844) is discreet and exclusive, with a reputation as one of the world’s leading luxury hotels. It is next to the Schanzengraben Canal – Bahnhofstrasse – in a private lakeside park. The hotel is also home to La Terrasse, a French restaurant popular for its Sunday brunch. There are 107 rooms and 18 suites. Expensive ($$$$), but worth it. Everyone should stay here at least once! Talstrasse 1, CH-8022 Zürich. HOTEL PRICES $ . . . 30-75Sfr ($29-$73) $$ .
Among the Tibetans by Isabella L. Bird