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Thesiger and bin Al Kamam on a Dubai rooftop

10th April 2015

Sir Wilfred Thesiger and the Charterhouse (1998)

According the following article, Wilfred Thesiger (above, left), the great travel writer and explorer, apparently expressed a desire of becoming a Brother of the Charterhouse in the final years of his life. Thesiger is best known for two books: Arabian Sands (1959), which recounts his travels in the... continue

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