SAHARA OVERLAND

$59.95

Quick Overview

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. Since the original 1999 edition of Sahara Overland, author Chris Scott returned to the desert, exploring eight 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.

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. Since the original 1999 edition of Sahara Overland, author Chris Scott returned to the desert, exploring eight 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.

Features
  • Over 70 GPS routes and detailed itineraries – 25,000km in nine countries
  • Laminated hardback cover and double-stitched 'all-terrain' binding
  • Now 673 pages - 25% more material at no extra cost
  • First edition cover price maintained
  • Colour DPS Sahara map on endpapers, front and backImproved route and reference mapping
  • New colour pictures throughout and 100s of new monos
  • Updated advice on choosing organised tours, gained from personal experiences.
  • Greatly expanded updated section on vehicle choice, including new section on 2WDs, plus all the best 4WDs and AWD trucks.
  • An all new motorcycling section based on the Desert Riders Project which tested all sorts of gear, gadgets and systems in the central Sahara
  • All the latest equipment and accessories for vehicle preparation
  • A new section on acquiring and interpreting satellite imagery
  • New section on travel by camel from three diverse contributors
  • Expanded sections commissioned from academic experts on Saharan climate, landforms and geology, and archaeology
  • Several new boxed asides on interesting historic and little known aspects of the Sahara and notable but little recognised Saharans
  • Thousands of kilometres of new routes in nine countries from the Atlantic Beach Piste to the Gilf Kebir
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