A guide for those traveling in Egypt's Western Desert and beautiful oases. Illustrated with 50 maps and plans and over 270 drawings, it covers the natural history and the human history of the desert and the oases. It also describes routes, sites, people, and places complemented by information on places to stay, eat, and fill your gas tank.
Cassandra Vivian is a writer and photographer who lived in Egypt for many years, traveling extensively throughout the country but particularly in the Western Desert. She now lives in Pennsylvania.