JUST DESERTS

Friday - - Up Close And Personal -

This quote by English ex­plorer Wil­fred Th­e­siger, who crossed the desert from Salalah to Abu Dhabi, has af­fected the way I live. ‘In the desert I had found a free­dom unattain­able in civ­i­liza­tion; a life un­ham­pered by pos­ses­sions... I had found too, a com­rade­ship in­her­ent in the cir­cum­stances, and the be­lief that tran­quil­lity was to be found there.’

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