Beyond Suez: Permission Not Granted by Meg Ross
Beyond Suez is a collection of stories from Meg Drummond Ross, this intrepid traveller. So what are they about? * Shillong-a pilgrimage. An attempt to follow in my parent's footsteps. * Bhutan-a visit to this once remote country. * Finding Grandmother-a quest for the author's grandmother. * Diet with a difference-an experience in Lhasa. * Nepal-trekking in the Himalayas. * Kashmir & Ladakh-life on a houseboat. * Dusty road to Dharamsala-a meeting with the Dalai Lama. * Darjeeling-No permit. Not allowed. * South India-visit to an Ashram. * Russia- a train trip to Russia via China and Mongolia. * The Boat People-fiction based on fact about the escape of Vietnamese refugees.