Freya Stark (1893-1993)

Death: 9th May 1993
Location: Asolo Cemetery, Asolo, Veneto, Italy
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British travel writer who wrote over two dozen books about her experiences. She was famous in her own lifetime for her travels in the Middle East. She was one of the first Western women to travel through the Arabian deserts and she often travelled solo into areas where few Europeans, let alone women, had ever been.