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There too we saw a flock of eighteen ostrich, several herds of the large addra
gazelle, and the tracks of five lion. I wondered where these found water to drink.
Sayyah maintained that desert lion got the liquid they needed from the stomachs
Travelling round the district I always rode at a shuffling trot, but here in the desert,
to spare our camels, we never went above a walk, a pace that even on the most
comfortable camel puts constant strain on the rider's back. For the first two days ...
... 396 Leather, Mark, 250-2 Lebna Dengel, Emperor of Abyssinia, 34-6 Leclerc,
General (le comte Philippe Francois Marie Leclerc de Manteclocque), 383
Lettaure', Commandant, 76 Lettow Vorbeck, General Paul von, 315 Libyan
Desert, 201, ...
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Wilfred Thesiger is a legendary figure who roamed portions of the planet which were filled with hardships and extraordinary people. He was an Englishman when the British were "important" to everyone ... Read full review
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