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early 20th century female mountaineers

Ajahn Khamavaro

The Accidental Monk – Ajahn Khamavaro was a Vietnamese refugee who grew up in California. This story charts his rise to a career in finance and his subsequent choice to become a monk in Thailand. He is now the head … Continue reading

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Dorothy Butler

Dot Butler – Wild magazine Dorothy Butler: The Barefoot Bushwalker – obituary in Wild magazine. Dot Butler was a contemporary and close friend of Marie Byles. Another impressive outdoors woman.  

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Marie Byles

Outdoor Australia magazine – article on Marie Byles Marie Byles: a biographical outline with photographs of this amazing woman (1900-1979) –  first female solicitor of NSW, prominent conservationist, mountaineer and early Australian Buddhist.

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