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"...a restless man who pushed himself hard, who was as eager to communicate with peasants as with aristocrats and who was determined to avoid the routine in life."
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Guardian angel of Tibet, great French explorer Peissel died in Paris

Posted: Oct 18, 2011 04:13 am EDT

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(Newsdesk) Michel Peissel, a French explorer who devoted a good part of his life to recording the culture of Tibet died on Oct. 7 at his home in Paris. He was 74, reported NYTimes.The Harvard Business School drop-out became an explorer and made incredible travels all the way into the 1980s. He early took to the people of Tibet and wrote increasingly angrily about the large-scale destruction of the country, said the news source.Traveling on foot and on horseback, "he made some very important journeys," CuChullaine of the...

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