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By Freya Stark

During this follow-up to The Southern Gates of Arabia, Freya Stark chronicles a wintry weather spent within the middle of the Hadhramaut desolate tract excavating what can have been one of many historic towns of South Arabia.
While strains of an past civilization have been being exposed Stark recorded the day by day lifetime of an Arab city hardly visited by means of outsiders. throughout the expressiveness of her prose she brings to lifestyles the figures of the villagers with whom she lived.

"I don't see how her books can keep away from their visible future, inclusion within the aristocracy of letters." (The night superstar, London)

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Where to Eat Trapp Family Lodge 42 Trapp Hill Road Stowe, VT 05672 802/253-8511 Dinner in the beautiful dining room includes a selection of appetizers such as crab cakes with mustard dill sauce and entrées like baked salmon with mushrooms en croûte, followed by treats from the pastry cart. Waitresses wear Austrian dresses. When we were there, tables were set with fluted wine and water glasses, white tablecloths and an arrangement of daffodils and pussy willows. You can have lunch in the Austrian Tea Room, which features Austrian bratwurst, knackwurst or bauernwurst - do you know the difference?

Maria von Trapp walked from the ceremony at the family graveside on the arm of Major General Felber, an Austrian commandant. Maria von Trapp Johannes, who has managed the lodge for a quarter of a century, created the first commercial cross-country ski center in the United States there in 1968. By then downhill skiing was well established, but cross-country skiing was still in its infancy in terms of equipment, facilities, and trail networks. Johannes saw the opportunity in his high, rolling land, both open and wooded, and began by cutting a single trail and purchasing 50 pairs of rental skis.

Honey for the Bears 2595 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT 05672 802/253-8255 First you must take the time to wander around and see the variety of toy stuffed bears on display. Then place an order for lunch there or to take out. They offer sandwiches, pizza, salads, rotisserie chicken and great desserts. L'Abeille Honey Winery 638 South Main Street, Stowe, VT 05672 802/253-2929 Mead, wine made from honey, has been known as the nectar of the gods. In addition to the wine, you can also find beeswax candles and honey candies here.

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