Sahara Overland

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The Sahara Desert remains one of the world's most fascinating and mysterious wildernesses. Looking beyond the romance of shimmering oases and magical dunes, this updated and expanded guide is a fully comprehensive handbook to understanding and exploring the world's greatest desert. Whether travelers are planning just a week's excursion in Morocco or a two-month trans-Saharan expedition Sahara Overland--A Route and Planning Guide offers all the essential advice, background information, and inspiration to complete their journey safely. Features include: *Documentation--what visitors need and how to get it *Choice of transport--4WD, motorcycle, bicycle, or even camel *Preparing the vehicle--without spending a fortune *Trans-Mediterranean ferries *Thirty-five off-road routes and detailed itineraries, many with GPS waypoints, covering 10,000 miles in nine countries (Morocco, Mauritania, Libya, Mali, Tunisia, Algeria, Niger, Chad, and Egypt) *Improvising repairs, plus desert driving, and riding techniques *Navigation and survival--what to do when things go wrong *Background--Saharan peoples, pre-historic art, and land forms *300 b&w photographs and 30 color photographs *50 route maps and 2 pages of color maps

ISBN : 9781873756768
BY (AUTHOR) Scott, Chris
PUBLISHER : Trailblazer Publications PUBLICATION DATE : November 29, 2004
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Trailblazer Publications
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
DIMENSION : 216 mm x 140 mm
WEIGHT : 69 g

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