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Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, Jeremy Curl, along with Luke Glowacki, a biological anthropologist at Harvard University, are set to become the only living people and possibly the last, to complete a true crossing of the Danakil Desert, 500 miles from North to South Ethiopia, unsupported, on foot and with the use of camels in temperatures that can reach past 60 degrees C.

Furthermore, they will come face to face with the Afar tribe who inhabit the area and have a well-documented fearsome reputation as warriors. The Afar people compete and sometimes clash with other tribes over territory and water.

The expedition will record its encounters with the Afar Tribe and aims to...

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