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Seasons of Sand Sahara: One Man's Quest to Save a Dying Sahara Village epub ebook

by ERNST AEBI

Seasons of Sand Sahara: One Man's Quest to Save a Dying Sahara Village epub ebook

Author: ERNST AEBI
Category: Writing Research & Publishing Guides
Language: English
Publisher: Backinprint.com (June 15, 2005)
Pages: 270 pages
ISBN: 0595348572
ISBN13: 978-0595348572
Rating: 4.9
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Aebi's adventure begins in 1988 when, inspired by reading Richard Trench's classic Forbidden Sands, he hires a caravan to cross the North African . One Man's Quest to Save a Dying Sahara Village.

Aebi's adventure begins in 1988 when, inspired by reading Richard Trench's classic Forbidden Sands, he hires a caravan to cross the North African sands from Timbuktu to the salt mines of Taoudenni. This arduous camel trek, during which Aebi chews on sheep spleen and slurps dung-filled water, leads him to the forgotten town of Araoure, population 145, which he instantly appraises as & on earth. Here, women snare locusts for dinner, while men sip tea and despair, waiting for the rain that hasn't come in 42 years.

people and the details of his own daily life, Aebi's book tells an original tale.

This travel memoir tells the true story of one man's struggle to help a desolate Saharan village lift itself from poverty and into self-sufficiency  . Brad Newsham, San Francisco Chronicler Frank and humorous, filled with marvelous people and the details of his own daily life, Aebi's book tells an original tale. Publishers Weekly With the guts of Hemingway and the erudition of Sir Richard Burton, Aebi's writing is pure exhilaration.

Author and adventurer Ernst Aebi invested a significant amount of money .

Aebi, Ernst (2005), Seasons of Sand Sahara: One Man's Quest to Save a Dying Sahara Village, Lincoln, NE: iUniverse, ISBN 0-595-34857-2.

Recreates the author's personal quest to rescue a former hub of the . Ernst Aebi, in something of a mid-life crisis, reads Richard Trench's "Forbidden Sands" and goes to travel in the Sahara.

Recreates the author's personal quest to rescue a former hub of the Timbuktu trade route from abject poverty and to transform it into a self-reliant village in the modern world. Aebi sought to transform a dusty village into a prosperous town boasting hotel and gardens. With his own money and ambition, he partially succeeded, but desert rebels and his own arrogance eventually stopped his plans. In Mali, some distance from Timbuktu, he finds a desolate, nearly dead village which was once an important waystation on trans-Saharan caravan routes.

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Seasons of Sand Sahara. Published June 15, 2005 by Backinprint. I was three days out of Timbuktuthe End of the World, the City that Never Was, the legendary Farthest Place Away.

This travel memoir tells the true story of one man's struggle to help a desolate Saharan village lift itself from poverty and into self-sufficiency. The stuff that dreams are made of-and it's all real. -Kirkus Reviews Seasons of Sand entertains right through its surprise, disturbing ending, and leaves one with a sense of an exotic place and its people-everything that can be asked of a good travel book. -Brad Newsham, San Francisco Chronicler Frank and humorous, filled with marvelous people and the details of his own daily life, Aebi's book tells an original tale. -Publishers Weekly With the guts of Hemingway and the erudition of Sir Richard Burton, Aebi's writing is pure exhilaration. Amazing grace under pressure and a graceful zaniness pressed like wild flowers between so many pages, the result is deeply moving, wildly funny, and profoundly impressive. -Paul William Roberts, River in the Desert
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