About this author
Michael Buckley, author of Bradt’s Tibet guide, has travelled widely in Tibet, China, central Asia and the Himalaya, visiting many Tibetan enclaves. He is author of ten books related to the Himalayan and South Asian regions including a ground-breaking exposé, Meltdown in Tibet (Macmillan, NY). For Bradt, he has also written Shangri-La: A Travel Guide to the Himalayan Dream – a concept guidebook that covers contenders for the Shangri-La crown across the Himalayan range. In the course of numerous journeys to Tibet, Buckley has hitchhiked overland from Chengdu to Lhasa, trekked around Mount Kailash and mountain-biked from Lhasa to Kathmandu.