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BC: Paul Theroux - Dark Star Safari

September 1st, 2013

Episode 371 of 428 episodes

The celebrated travel writer Paul Theroux discusses Dark Star Safari. The book is his account of an overland journey from Cairo to Cape Town, which he made 35 years after first living as a volunteer teacher in Malawi in the early 60s.