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Wind Sand & Stars has appeared in many publications - here's a selection of some historical articles, with all recent reports and further news posted on our blog.

Glorious retreat in Sinai touches the souls of all the pilgrims - December 2013
In the depths of winter, an advert appeared in the newspaper for a retreat in the Sinai Desert. Looking out of the window at yet more snow, I decided to investigate further …
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In Pursuit of Silence - April 2012
Every fall I go to the Sinai Desert—that small triangle of rock and sand that pushes down between Africa and Saudi Arabia.
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Goldolphin & Latymer Sinai Article 2011
The annual UVI visit to the Sinai desert is much anticipated, but this year it seemed more exciting than ever before.
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The Tablet - November 2011
In the deep desert of the Sinai, Jill Langford samples the eremitic life of the early Christian Fathers and finds an inner contemplation as a foil to her busy everyday life
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The Sound of Desert Silence - October 2011
For years, I have been fascinated by, and drawn to, what I call the S's - stillness, silence, solitude, simplicity,
sacredness and soul.
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Observer - November 2009
Join a strange safari in the desert hunting, not rare animals, but an equally endangered prize - absolute silence.
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Country Life – May 2008
Part of Egypt, the setting for Exodus and fought over by countless armies, the only way to appreciate the Sinai is on a camel, says Charles Marsden-Smedley.
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Sunday Times Travel - January 2007
Lured to the southern Sinai by the legend of its nomadic tribes and biblical landscape, Christine Toomey found more than she bargained for when she went camel- trekking, camped under the stars and fell under the desert's spell.
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