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BBC Travel - A desert of smugglers and skeletons

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Offline Andreas

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Re: BBC Travel - A desert of smugglers and skeletons
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2016, 11:41:54 AM »
interesting read, thx for sharing the link!
"Any time you're throwin dirt you're losin ground."

Cormac McCarthy, No Country for Old Men

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Re: BBC Travel - A desert of smugglers and skeletons
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2016, 12:40:29 PM »
I thought it a bit limited and somewhat misleading about the illegals

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Re: BBC Travel - A desert of smugglers and skeletons
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2016, 01:39:36 PM »
Not all those who wander are lost.
J.R.R. Tolkien

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Re: BBC Travel - A desert of smugglers and skeletons
« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2016, 02:50:14 PM »
Interesting read. 
Leave "quit" at the car.  Embrace the trail as your friend.  Expect to enjoy yourself, and to be amazed.

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Re: BBC Travel - A desert of smugglers and skeletons
« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2016, 11:23:23 PM »
Some of the photos look familiar!

I thought I had seen them before!

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Re: BBC Travel - A desert of smugglers and skeletons
« Reply #6 on: July 20, 2016, 08:57:38 AM »
"I thought it a bit limited and somewhat misleading about the illegals"

To say the least! It is this kind of dopey, tone-deaf, sensationalist tripe that fuels the near endless calls we field down here about the safety of the border. Listen, if you are in England and plan on visiting Texas, your fears should be focused on the cities over the borderlands!
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- J. Frank Dobie

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Re: BBC Travel - A desert of smugglers and skeletons
« Reply #7 on: July 21, 2016, 10:06:40 PM »
"I thought it a bit limited and somewhat misleading about the illegals"

To say the least! It is this kind of dopey, tone-deaf, sensationalist tripe that fuels the near endless calls we field down here about the safety of the border. Listen, if you are in England and plan on visiting Texas, your fears should be focused on the cities over the borderlands!
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