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Like Tolkein's Bilbo Baggins, running down the road toward adventure without a hat or coat, Mackintosh set off to Baja without a tent or sleeping bag, hitchhiking his way around the peninsula until his money ran out. By that time, he'd fallen deeply in love with the harsh environment and was determined to come back and explore it more thoroughly. Into a Desert Place is his account of what he saw and learned on that second trip, and how he survived.
I read this when it first came out, lent it to someone, and never got it back. It's so good that I had to order another. A great book about the wonderful place called Baja.Published 2 months ago by Patricia E. Diaz
I was glad to find it on Amazon. I love this book, what an adventure this guy went on. and how much guts to do this.Published 5 months ago by DS
I loved the book. A warm, fascinating adventure story. Walk along with Graham and enjoy the journey. I've read all his books. I wonder if he is on a new adventure?Published 5 months ago by SG
I really enjoyed the adventure. I thought the premise was a bit silly, as the author stated that he was trying to show the young people of England that adventure was possible for... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Dave
If you like reading about a guy going on about his dislike of exertion and of a trip from enabling locale to locale instead of a genuine trek, fine. Me? No. Pass.Published 9 months ago by Sven E. Anderson
There are so many books written by people who have walking/hiking as their avocation. This book by Graham MacKintosh stands out as one of the better ones. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Miss Barbara
Not done with it - however there is enough winter left here on the High Plains that I will finish this good documentation of a life of an interesting person/time..............jwPublished 10 months ago by John E. Webb
A thrilling and true adventure chronicled by an adventurer with an eye for truth, natural and spiritual beauty. I heartily recommend this read.Published 10 months ago by Wake Robin