Welcomed as the first Western woman to become an Amdo (Tibetan) bride, Kate Karko writes about the relationship the tribespeople have with nature and religion. She writes of her and her husband's travels and illustrates them with photographs to show how life has remained unchanged for centuries.
In this extraordinary story of her love and marriage to Tibetan, Tsedup, Kate Karko tells of the plight of the dignified, nomadic Tibetans, and charms the reader with her tale of a girl from the suburbs who went to live in a tent on the roof of the World. Karko was the first western woman to become an Amdo (Tibetan) bride. She was welcomed by the tribes people and learned their culture with humour and a caring devotion. Their relationship with nature, and their religion have struck strong chords in her own life. She writes of their travels and illustrates them with wonderful photographs that she and her husband have taken. This is a story that will engage anyone who is interested in travel and adventure and in the lives of others civilisations who have remained unchanged for centuries.
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About Kate Karko
Kate Karko has a BA (Hons) in Cultural Studies from Portsmouth Polytechnic, a foundation diploma from Winchester School of Art and two years of a BA (Hons) in Constructed Textiles from Middlesex University. She currently mixes writing at home with freelance design for magazines in London and lives in North London with her husband.
Namma: A Tibetan Love Story by Kate Karko
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