Thesiger Wikipedia Article
Wikipedia article on Wilfred Thesiger, explorer and travel writer.
Thesiger was educated at Eton College and Magdalen College, Oxford University where he took a third in history. Between 1930 and 1933, Thesiger represented Oxford at boxing and later (1933) became captain of the Oxford boxing team.
A journey into Rub Al Khali - Thomas
An account by Bertram Thomas on his 55 day crossing of the Rub Al Khali/Empty Quarter, from Salalah in Oman to Doha in Qatar. Published in the Geographical Journal, Vol 77 (Jan 1931), pages 1-31.
Desert Borderlands of Oman - Thesiger
An account of Thesiger's explorations in Oman. First published in the Geographical Journal, Vol 116 Oct-Dec 1950, pages 137-168.
The south-eastern borderlands of Rub Al Khali - Thomas
An account by Bertram Thomas of his journey from Sur in Oman to Salalah, along the eastern coast of Oman, passing through the Sharqiya Sands, Khaluf, Shalim and on to Salalah. Published in Geographical Journal, Vol 73, no. 3 (March 1929), pages 193-212.