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The Alps of Arabia: Travels in Egypt, Sinai, Arabia and the Holy Land
William C. Maughan
No preview available - 2002
Akabah amidst ancient appearance Arabs Author banks base beautiful Bedawin broad building built Cairo called camels capital character Christian church cliffs close cloth colour columns considerable convent covered Crown 8vo dark deep distance dragoman Edition English enter entire extensive face feet four friends give green hand head hills houses Illustrated interesting land leaving lofty London look mass miles morning Mount mountains narrow nearly night noble observed once party passed Petra plain present Price range reached remains rich rising river road rock round route ruins scene seemed seen sheikh side Sinai situated slopes stands stones story stream surrounded temple tents tombs towers town travellers trees tribe valley various village vols Wady walls wandering whole
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