For my friend Tabra Tunoa, tireless traveler, who took me to the Himalayas and told me about the Golden Dragon.
The Buddhist Monk named Tensing and his disciple, Prince Dil Bahadur, had been climbing in the high peaks, north of the Himalayas for many days, a region of eternal ice where no one but a few lamas had ever ventured.
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Todos podemos cambiar, pero nadie puede obligarnos a hacerlo. El cambio suele ocurrir cuando enfrentamos una verdad incuestionable, algo que nos obliga a revisar nuestras creencias
Everyone burst out laughing, unable to help themselves, even the nuns who were ceremoniously serving tea, and little Boroba, who started excitedly leaping around, tossing pieces of chocolate cake into the air.
Alexander Cold and his best friend, Nadia, the heroes of Allende's City Of the Beasts, are reunited in a new adventure. This time, Alexander's fearless grandmother and International Geographic are taking them to another remote niche of the world -- a forbidden kingdom tucked into the frosty peaks of the Himalayas. Their task: to locate its fabled Golden Dragon, a sacred statue and priceless oracle, before it is destroyed by the greed of an outsider.
With the aid of a sage Buddhist monk, his young royal disciple, and a fierce tribe of Yeti warriors, and armed with the power of their totemic animal spirits, Alexander and Nadia fight to protect the holy rule of the Golden Dragon.
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Sixteen-year-old Alexander Cold accompanies his grandmother, a writer for a geography magazine, to the remote Forbidden Kingdom in the Himalayas to help locate a sacred statue of a golden dragon before it is stolen by a greedy outsider.