The Danakil Diary: Journeys Through Abyssinia, 1930-1934 #(2022)
- Title: The Danakil Diary: Journeys Through Abyssinia, 1930-1934
- Author: Wilfred Thesiger
- ISBN: 9780006387756
- Page: 283
- Format: Paperback
The Danakil Diary: Journeys Through Abyssinia, 1930-1934 Best Download || [Wilfred Thesiger] - The Danakil Diary: Journeys Through Abyssinia, 1930-1934, The Danakil Diary Journeys Through Abyssinia In Wilfred Thesiger attended the coronation of HIM Haile Selassie at the emperor s personal invitation Afterwards he spent a month hunting alone in the hostile Danakil desert of Abyssinia now Eth
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Flying through Ethiopia on my way back to the States from Tanzania, I thought I would read this book on the way While I love travel books, I found these diaries a little hard to get through The trips he took in Abyssinia Ethiopia were when he was in his early 20s in the early 1930s and were mainly to see the coronation of Haile Selassie, some hunting trips, and new explorations of an area of the country that had not yet been explored by a white person The maps help in reading these diaries, but [...]
I loved Arabian Sands and was looking forward to this It is interesting, but it is literally a diary of two journeys Thesiger took as a very young man He already shows that physical courage and fascination with people s ideas and customs that would make him the great man he became, but the introspection and nuance is missing here Probably this work is only for the Thesiger diehard.
Entre deux exp ditions de chasse, Thesiger nous emm ne la rencontre des populations d Abyssinie alors troubl e par des conflits tribaux Malgr ses descriptions culturelles, cet ouvrage demeure un carnet de voyage centr sur la chasse et la r cup ration de sp cimens.
WIlfred Thesiger is possibly one of the greatest travel writers ever If you re travelling to the middle east at all, he is a must read albeit travels in a different time, it is an amazing insight into the cultures there And what a man intelligent, brave and inspiring.
I was hoping for a lot from this book, I gave up after 30 pages or so, bored with the lists of animals shot.
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