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Sahara Overland

Sahara Overland
- a route and planning guide

by: Chris Scott

ISBN 978-1-873756-76-8
2nd edition
672 pages
68 maps
30 colour photos
255 B&W photos
215mm x 140mm, 5-1/2" x 8"

Fully revised and expanded 2nd edition
Looking beyond the romance of shimmering oases and magical dunes, this is the 2nd edition of Chris Scott’s comprehensive handbook to understanding and exploring the world’s most fascinating and mysterious wilderness.

Over 70 GPS routes and detailed
itineraries – 25,000km in nine countries

Whether you’re planning a week’s excursion in Morocco or a two-month trans-Saharan expedition this guide offers all the advice, background information and inspiration to complete
your journey safely.

  • All you need to plan the adventure of a lifetime
  • Tough hardback cover and sewn binding
  • Plus 300 B&W & 30 colour photos
  • Preparing you vehicle without spending a fortune and improvising repairs in the Sahara
  • Trans-Mediterranean ferries
  • Desert driving and riding techniques
  • Navigation and survival – what to do when things go wrong
  • Background information – Saharan peoples, pre-historic art and land forms
  • Transport – review of the choices available for travel by 4WD, motorcycle and bicycle plus extended section on travel by camel
  • Documentation – what you need and where to get it

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