☆ Shortlisted for the 2023 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards Travel Book of the Year
The Scottish explorer and TV presenter Alice Morrison travels across Morocco, from the Sahara Desert to the Atlas Mountains, in the company of three Amazigh (once known as Berber) men and their camels. During her journeys, she encounters a lost city and dinosaur footprints, and does her best to avoid landmines, quicksand and poisonous snakes. She also encounters nomadic peoples travelling through this arid environment, who tell her about the challenges of life on the move, and the changes wrought by a warming climate.
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