That's not to imply that water reservoirs on what's often called the roof of the world
aren't under stress.
The 51-year-old arrived in the country called the Roof of the World
yesterday after beating five foreigners for the pounds 40,000-a-year job.
Another distinctive feature of Pomplun's Jesuit on the Roof of the World
is the attention he gives to a detailed analysis of the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola and the culture of Jesuit formation and the impact they had on Desideri and his predecessors in the Asian mission.
For example, the roof of the world
is not going to fall on you just because your son dropped out of college when your car needs a new gearbox.
At eleven hundred feet above sea level, and five hundred above us at Pen-y-Wern, it was the roof of the world
that touched the sky.
By the 50th anniversary of the ascent in May 2003 more than 1,300 people had reached the summit of the roof of the world
Summary: The youngest climber to conquer Everest has spoken of how he rang his mum from the roof of the world
The NTC envisages international standard road network from the roof of the world
, Khunjrab Pass to ports of Karachi and Gwadar and border with Iran.
ANKARA, Apr 12, 2010 (TUR) -- Nasuh Mahruki, the first Turkish climer ever to summit Mount Everest, is set to try the roof of the world
for a second time soon.
Among the saleOs offerings are two-for-one international air for guests booking stateroom categories B or higher on the Imperial Jewels of China and Roof of the World
itineraries; and international airfare at USD300 off per couple for all other stateroom categories on the Imperial Jewels of China and Roof of the World
itineraries and all stateroom categories on the Yangtze Explorer and ChinaOs Cultural Delights itineraries.
This journal of the expedition is accompanied by his 1981 documentary film On the Roof of the World
with Marco Polo, about his earlier travels.
THREE generations of the same family are looking forward to trekking to the roof of the world
The ex Army Gurkha officer has now managed to reach the top of the world, bottom of the world and roof of the world
in 19 months.
It meant former Gurkha officer Hayes has reached the top of the world, bottom of the world and roof of the world
in 19 months - five months less than the previous record.
For an informative article with great photos on the construction of the Qinghai-Tibet railway, read "Train to the Roof of the World
," by David Wolman, WIRED, July 2006.