June 11, 2010 Posted by tahir in Travel


Last week marked the 100th birth anniversary of Sir Wilfred Thesiger, who’s often called the last of the ‘Victorian’ Gentlemen explorers. In the last years of his life we became close friends, or rather he was a mentor, the man who advised me to shun a conventional life. His spirit goes on, and I miss him. I just had a piece published about our friendship.

You can find it here: http://www.thenational.ae/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100605/TRAVEL/706049906/1087/LIFE