The Tibetan lama who was really a plumber from Devon | Travel

The Tibetan lama who was really a plumber from Devon | Travel

Travel writing has always been plagued with spurious facts, exaggerated claims and barefaced lies, from fantastical beasts geographer Pausanias’s Guide to Greece in the second century AD to Louis de Rougement’s serialised Australasian adventures for the Victorian Wide World Magazine, most of which he gleaned from the reading room of the British Museum. When it […]