Tracks by Robyn Davidson Tracks, by Robyn Davidson, is one of those books which you know of and have an idea of
Going Solo by Roald Dahl Published by Penguin (1986) I loved that journey. I loved it, I think, because I
Each day I must wake, and I must walk. I must find a place to sleep before the sun drops
Wind, Sand and Stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Penguin Classics (first published in 1939) We tasted the gentle excitement of
Persian Pictures by Gertrude Bell (1894, 1928 & in 2014 by I.B. Tauris) All the earth is seamed with roads,
The 8.55 to Baghdad by Andrew Eames Published by Corgi (2005) “She used to come here to do her shopping.
Foreign Devils on the Silk Road by Peter Hopkirk John Murray Among the oasis dwellers of the Taklamakan, strange legends
First Overland: London – Singapore by Landrover by Tim Slessor Signal Books Ltd, 2005 The good road ended like
Exterminate all the Brutes, by Sven Lindqvist Published by Granta as Saharan Journey (with Desert Divers) “You already know enough.