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Of desert adventure Most were good some were less good and it was not what I had wanted going in but still a pretty fun read about the cultures of the desert This book did not impress me from the very first ssay in which the God Is in the Crowd editor s postscript stated that Michael Asher was the first to spoiler which completely N landscapes Ranging from 19th centuryxplorers to modern day journalists these desert trekkers deal with verything from deserting men corrupt armed soldiers and Nigerian bush taxis to suspicious natives stubborn camels and debilitating sunburn These thirteen tales are than suspenseful; they also show how life can survive in the most punishing climatesAlso featuring Robyn Davidson's Desert Places Robyn Davidson.
I uit halfway through but feel I need to give myself full credit for sticking around for that long A difficult boring slog It is often impossible to tell if the characters are camels or people I was xpecting a selection of stories of disasters in the desert and the people who survived them but got instead tales. “The night was heavy with foreboding The rain which had been spitting down on us during the late afternoon grew heavier It hurled into our faces borne by a wind that was now gusting between the dunes at full force It was the worst storm we had ncountered and Ned was out in it alone” Justin Marozzi South from BarbaryCecil Kuhne's newest anthology gathers the best adventure stories from the world's most barre.
Iscounted the fact that Michael Asher s wife was along on the whole trip That just seemed kind of not cool For the most part the stories in the book were pretty dull NF414 pages Near Death is an overstatment A appropriate title would be The Desert is Hot and Made me Thirsty It s an interesting but uneventful read. Follows the Rubari people across the Thar as she tries to adapt to a difficult but fascinating way of life Michael Asher's Two Against the Sahara Newlyweds mbark upon a nine month 4500 mile journey across the world's largest desert traveling from Morocco to Sudan Bayle St John's Adventure in the Libyan Desert In 1847 a team of four trek deep into Libya in search of an oasis But what they find is ven astounding.