Beneath Blossom Rain

  • by Kevin Grange
  • Narrated by Kevin Grange
  • 11 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In a remote kingdom hidden in the Himalayas, there is a trail said to be the toughest trek in the world—24 days, 216 miles, 11 mountain passes, and enough ghost stories to scare an exorcist. In 2007 Kevin Grange decided to acquaint himself with the country of Bhutan by taking on this infamous trail, the Snowman Trek. He was 33, at a turning point in life, and figured the best way to go when at a crossroad was up.
Against a backdrop of Buddhist monasteries and soaring mountains, Grange ventured beyond the mapped world to visit time-lost villages and sacred valleys. In the process, recounted here with a blend of laugh-out-loud humor, heartfelt insight, and acute observation, he tested the limits of physical endurance, met a fascinating assortment of characters, and discovered truths about faith, hope, and the shrouded secret of blossom rain.
Beneath Blossom Rain, Grange’s account of his journey, packs an adventure story, a romantic twist, and a celebration of group travel into a single entertaining book. The result is the ultimate journey for any traveler, armchair or otherwise. Along with high adventure, it delivers an engaging look at Bhutan—a country that governs by a policy of Gross National Happiness and that many regard as the last Shangri-La.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Author narration - not so good

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

Adventure and travel

What do you think your next listen will be?

not sure

Would you be willing to try another one of Kevin Grange’s performances?


What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

hard to get inspired at all, with the narration, disappointment would be good

Any additional comments?

I have been a regular listener for many years, this is one of the first books that I was disappointed with the narration. So much so, that I have found it difficult to continue with the book and probably won't.

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- Bill

Fabulous book; decent narrator

I'd recommend this book to anyone! But, personally, I think Kevin needs to work on his narrating skills. Overall, listening to him read of his adventures inspired me to go make my own.
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- Walter

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-19-2012
  • Publisher: Audible Studios