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Ella Maillart

Ella Maillart was one of the outstanding travelers of the 20th century. A successful athlete, writer and passionate photographer, she travelled widely throughout Europe, Russia, Central Asia, the Middle East, India and Nepal until her death in 1997. Dervla Murphy, the celebrated travel writer, is the author of "Where the Indus is Young, South from the Limpopo, Eight Feet in the Andes, The Waiting Land" and "Through the Embers of Chao"s.