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Blue Nile: Ethopia's River of Magic and Mystery

By: Morell, Virginia

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C. , U. S.a., Natl Geographic Society: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001324


Beautifully illustrated in color photographs, this vivid chronicle takes us down the Blue Nile from its source high on an Ethiopian mountain to the Sudan border, a trekking and river journey that has rarely been done and never before in one uninterrupted excursion. Steeped in history and adventure, it combines the thrill of whitewater rapids with a wonderful portrait of the ancient cultures and peoples who make their home beside this sacred torrent that rushes through so... View more info

The Cold Choice: Pictures of a South African Reality

By: Robertson, Struan; Operation Hunger (Organization)

Price: $8.28

Publisher: Trenton, NJ, Africa World Press: 1991

Seller ID: 001970


This book is the record of four years' travelling with Operation Hunger teams around South Africa. The flip side of the glossy tourist-view of the country, this book shows South Africa as it is experienced by the majority of its people: A succession of tumbledown relocation camps and overcrowded townships with bad roads, no sewage, minimal clean water and no street lighting. Yet, in this depressing squalor, the author found something more rewarding than beautiful tourist... View more info