Meet the Author: Colin Thubron
Veteran travel writer Colin Thubron talks about his latest book in which he travels to the isolated Mt Kailash in Tibet, a sacred mountain to Hindus and Buddhists alike.
There he takes part in the pilgrimage around the mountain, under the watchful eyes of Chinese soldiers, at altitudes of up to 18,000 feet.
- 10 February 2011
- BBC News