There has been no record of rain in certain parts of the desert for
over 400 years since humans began keeping records, making it the driest desert on Earth.
A revealing fact about this desert is that nomadic Bedouin tribes have traveled through the Arabian Desert for
thousands of years.
Although she has moved on and embraced other regions of the world, she is currently organizing an expedition in Siberia and she admits that the decision to take leave of the desert for
good is one she cannot make: "The desert is terrible and cruel and yet so lovely that sometimes the heart is too small to encompass its beauty."
Our destination is High Desert Test Sites, a project providing alternative space in the Southern California desert for
more than thirty artists to make and show experimental work.
We ask for the courage to enter the Lenten desert for
40 days and to examine, sometimes coolly, sometimes more passionately, the ways in which the dark side strives for possession of our souls.
Jernstedt chuckles at the question of what dramas she endured during her quest in the desert for
the elusive Welwitschia.
As Arizonans turn to the desert for
recreation, a careless minority scars the land by taking vehicles off-road.
He's led two-month expeditions to the sweltering Gobi Desert for
the last 11 years: "We only get to shower once or twice all summer," he says.
This keeps responsibility as a condition for deserving suffering, and results in ("second-order") desert for
compensation because the "negative responsibility" condition for desert is met, i.e.
Whittaker chose the Atacama Desert for
testing Nomad because the region has virtually no vegetation and a landscape similar to that of the moon or Mars.
Once a saguaro dies and the fleshy parts have decayed, this woody skeleton remains as a fixture in the desert for