It was impossible to hire a good hygeen; an Arab prizes his riding animal too much, and invariably refuses to let it to a stranger, but generally imposes upon him by substituting some lightly-built camel that he thinks will pass…

The difference between the appearance of Khartoum at the distance of a mile, with the sun shining upon the bright river Nile in the foreground, and its appearance upon close inspection, was equal to the difference in the scenery of…

I had won him. I knew the Arab character so thoroughly that I was convinced that the tree he had pointed out, followed by the words, “I will come there and speak to you,” was to be the rendezvous for…