It is usual that where Mauritania features in a book it is one of the Saharan countries travelled through as a part of a of the Saharan countries travelled through as a part of a journey This book is unusual in that the author travels extensively through Mauritania and writes about this country onlyAnd this books covers a lot of round The author
visits many towns and villages and he doesn t rush spending several days in a village that seems to many towns and villages and he doesn t rush Spending Several Days In several days in village that seems to about a days worth of things to se My reading year almost stalled out on this book As I slogged my way through this read I felt as thought I might have felt journeying through the desert on the back of a camel Will this never endIn fairness this book is not terribly written nor would it be all that boring to the reader who loves sand Hudson has marvelous descriptive abilities and is able to draw out interesting tidbits from that which is rather dry and sandy But I am not so long suffering when it comes to this type of writing My favorite exchange in the book comes when Hudson returns to his friend Sekouba in the capital from his long trip in the desert It Rescuing Gus goes like thisWhere have you been he askedIn the desert I repliedAnd how is it there he saidVery Nice I saidAnd with that he knew all he wished to know about the desertAnd with that Sekouba became my favorite person in the book The desert portion nearly did me inI am certain there would be many readers who might find this book very interesting Hudson does not make the narrative all about him but rather places the focus on the land and people which is not an easy task If you are tempted to read this book don t let my review steer you away I justrew weary of the sand Travels in Mauretania. When Peter Hudson set off for Mauritania he knew it only as a big blank space on a map of Africa Travelling from the capital Nouakchott hardly than a desert encampment he found among the oases and ancient caravan towns a people. Can feel his enuine interest in the people and their lives I learned about the friction between the Moors and the rest of the country There were humorous episodes interesting people and some awful food This is a ood map for Around the World readers to travel through MauritaniaThank you Amanda for recommending Travels is a Portrait of a Starter: An Unhidden Story good map for Around the World readers to travel through MauritaniaThank you Amanda for recommending Travels Mauritania is an enjoyable read Not much happens for the reader anyway but it is not what Hudson does what he sees or even where heoes that make the book entertaining It is the people and animals he meets along the way that ive the book its color and bring it to life Hudson has a way of making Friends And Through These Friends and through these friends the author s adventures you et a ood look at Mauritania s history and culture I appreciated that he stayed than one day in most villages and ot to know people and their ways of life and that he didn t just stick to the cities he visited villages desert camps military posts and seaside towns and stayed with both rich and poor familiesOccasionally the book is a little slow but it was ood none the less Back in the early 90s Peter Hudson traveled to the African Sahara and journeyed for an extended period of time through the seldom visited land of Mauritania then being ravaged by desertification He finds a lot of interesting surprises Been a while since I read any travel writing This one about this little known West African was a very enjoyable trip back to the enre The author travelled much of the country taking side trips into the desert to visit small camps and villages of the different tribes Not a lot of action in the book but his descriptions brought the landscape and people to lif. Reactionary side of Islam with the unsuspecting power of Aid food with the bitterness of downtrodden black Africans and with the ever encroaching SaharaHe found a bitter sweet sad yet happy land a land that seeped into his vei.
Peter Hudson À 3 downloadEr en traditionel rejseberetning fra Et Utraditionelt Rejsem L En utraditionelt rejsem l En od l seoplevelse for den der er i stand til at opgive kravet om ydre En overraskende od l seoplevelse for den der er i stand til at opgive kravet om ydre og i stedet l ne sig tilbage og nyde Peter Hudsons rolige tempo mens han rejser Fallen Angel: The Passion of Fausto Coppi gennem rkenlandet Mauretanien og beretter levende om de mennesker han m der p vejenL s hele anmeldelsen p K s bognoter I was verylad I had stepped outand had the opportunity to share some little bits of other people s lives 23 April 2015 This review is from Travels in Mauritania Flamingo PaperbackRead as part of lobal challenge this is a really well written travel book First published in 1990 the author describes his exploration of this largely unknown country from his arrival in the capital Nouakachott with the encroaching sand to the Moorish peoples of the desert He visits a ruined city meets fishermen who fish with the dolphins and becomes aware of the tensions between black and white MauritaniansAs another reviewer observes there isn t a lot of action but Peter Hudson s descriptions of these remote towns and their inhabitants are vividly depictedContains a few line drawings and bw photos TRAVELS IN MAURITANIA Peter Hudsona
very interesting travelogue throughout this Saharan countrythe focus was on his interaction with a variety of native peoples he befriended oninteresting travelogue throughout this Saharan countrythe focus was on his interaction with a variety of native peoples he befriended on journey Once I accepted the fact that this book wasn t oing to be an adventure story but rather an excellent narrative about Peter Hudson s trek through Mauritania I settled in and really liked the book It contains reat snapshots of the people culture and customs of this African desert country I love Hudson s attitude the reader. In harmony with their harsh surroundings and began to understand something of the emerging nation's confrontation with the modern worldProgressing by foot camel and donkey rarely by road Peter Hudson came face to face with the.