Robyn Davidson, the Australian writer best known for her book "Tracks", about a 1 700-mile trek across the deserts of west Australia using camels. Her career of travelling and writing about her travels has spanned more than 30 years.
I cannot ride a horse to save my life, but, like my protagonist, archaeologist Grace Madison, I adore riding camels. Their smooth gaits and crabby dispositions suit me well, and I never miss a camel ride while visiting digs in the Middle East. http://www.amazon.com/When-Camels-Fly-Parched-Book-ebook/dp/B00K7CAEHK/ref=pd_sim_sbs_kstore_1?ie=UTF8&refRID=05MDRHZGJXZ5487MBENH
An epic 2,736km trek across the Australian Outback