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[Download] ➹ The Immeasurable World Journeys in Desert Places By William Atkins – Ant-web.co For all the desert's dreamlike beauty to travel here was not just to pitch yourself into oblivion it was to grind away at yourself until nothing was left It was to aspire to the condition of sand One For all the desert's dreamlike beauty to travel here was not just to pitch yourself into oblivion it was to grind away at yourself until nothing was left It was to aspire to the condition of sand One third of the earth's land surface is desert much of it desolate and inhospitable What is it about this harsh environment that has captivated humankind throughout history? From the prophets of the Bible to Marco Polo Lawrence of Arabia to Gertrude Bell travellers have often se.

En deserts as cursed places to be avoided or crossed as uickly as possible But for those whose call deserts home the 'hideous blanks' described by explorers are rich in resources and significanceTravelling to five continents over three years visiting deserts both iconic and little known William Atkins discovers a realm that is as much internal as physical His journey takes him to the Arabian Peninsula's Empty uarter and Australia's nuclear test grounds; the dry Aral Sea o.

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