Wilfred Thesiger was one of the greatest British adventurers and travel writers of the past century. He was one of my earliest heroes. His tough expeditions to the planet's wildest corners and his crisp, sparse writing style both appealed to me in the early days when I first began setting off on adventures of my own.
We -Alastair Humphreys and Leon McCarron- embarked on a journey in search of Wilfred Thesiger, an expedition deep into the fabled Empty Quarter desert (the Rub 'al Khali), attempting to walk 1000 miles through The Sands in Wilfred Thesiger's legendary footsteps.
For more information, and for updates about the production of the complete documentary, please visit alastairhumphreys.com/emptyquarter or leonmccarron.com/emptyquarter