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Bettina Selby

  • A tall camel came swiftly and silently from the far side of Djoser's Pryamid, riding out of the sun like a mirage, kicking out its huge feet as it ran and holding its disdainful head to one side, the upper lip raised in a permanent sneer.

  • On a bicycle I am exposed to all local experiences as no other modern traveller can hope to be. Moving quietly along at gentle speeds allows me to see, hear, and smell the country, in a way which isn't possible encapsulated in a motorcar or a bus. I can stop wherever and whenever I want to, unlike the motorized traveller, and am able to respond to the greetings of workers in the fields, passers-by, and friendly villagers.

Bettina Selby, English writer, traveler