Freya Stark Quote
“To awaken quite alone in a strange town, is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.”
The Great Ones - Freya Stark, History's Greatest Explorers on iExplore.com. Retrieved 2009-08-25
Born: January 31, 1893
Died: May 9, 1993 (age 100)
Bio: Dame Freya Madeline Stark, Mrs Perowne, DBE was a British explorer and travel writer. She wrote more than two dozen books on her travels in the Middle East and Afghanistan, as well as several autobiographic works and essays. She was one of the first non-Arabians to travel through the southern Arabian deserts.