4 February 2019
at 6.30pm. Ondaatje Theatre doors open at 5.30pm
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR
Free Members + one guest
William recounts his experiences of some of the world's driest places, from the borderlands of the USA to the sacred deserts of Egypt's Desert Fathers, seeking to understand why the desert has exerted such a grip on human imagination.
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