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52 Days by Camel: My Sahara Adventure (Revised Edition)

52 Days by Camel: My Sahara Adventure (Revised Edition)

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Discover first-hand what it’s like to travel over vast seas of orange sand. Experience the nasty smell of a camel’s breath, learn how to bargain in an African market and read about the roles women play in Moslem societies.

Raskin’s evocative photographs, including scenes of modern-day life, reflect the many faces of Africa. His enthusiasm and wit shine through as he invites readers to share in his extraordinary adventures and eye-opening discoveries.

This revised edition features new text and photographs showcasing how contemporary Africa, from cell phones to skyscrapers, lives alongside the ancient among the sands of the Sahara. The next best thing to being there, 52 DAYS BY CAMEL is a stunning introduction to the fascinating culture and breathtaking landscapes of the Sahara desert.

This book is included in the Africa Resources Bundle.

About the Author:
Lawrie Raskin spent three years living with the nomads of the Sahara. He became fluent in Arabic, filmed TV documentaries, worked as an expedition guide and sold his photographs around the globe. He currently lives in Kingston, Ontario.


"My imagination soared with the adventure of this book! This is definately one of my favourite titles to compliment Africa, A Land of Hope." —Donna Ward

“Fascinating information … an attractive choice for libraries ...” —Booklist

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