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Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent - The Land of the Dawn Lit Mountains

Join Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent on her thrilling and dangerous solo adventure through Arunachal Pradesh, one of the world's least explored places.

About 'The Land of the Dawn Lit Mountains': 

In The Land of the Dawn Lit Mountains, award-winning adventurer Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent recounts her ventures to Arunachal Pradesh - the far north-eastern corner of India. Arunachal Pradesh means the 'land of the dawn-lit mountains' and has remained uniquely isolated. A fragile buffer against Chinese expansionism, Arunachal Pradesh was closed to foreigners between 1950 and 1998, and even today the need for permits and restrictions makes this a little-visited region. Not since pith-helmeted explorers went in search of the fabled 'Falls of the Brahmaputra' has an outsider dared to traverse it. The Land of the Dawn Lit Mountains allows us a unique and fascinating account into one of the world's least explored places.

Reviews of Land of the Dawn Lit Mountains:

'A fabulously thrilling journey through a beguiling land' - Joanna Lumley

'A tale of delight and exuberance - and one I'd thoroughly recommend. Bolingbroke-Kent proves a great travelling companion - compassionate, spirited and with a sharp eye for human oddity' - Benedict Allen, explorer and adventurer

'A beautifully written, exciting and revealing book that harks back to a golden age of travel writing' - Lois Pryce, author of Revolutionary Ride

About the event:

Join Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent as she shares stories of her thrilling and dangerous solo adventure, spanning some 2,000 miles.



Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent

Antonia is a travel writer and TV Producer.

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