European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Oct 31 1960, Page 11

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - October 31, 1960, Darmstadt, HesseOf a. T u re c t i o a i i to if few Vav of i t. Jav i. -j4 a a j Prev of for a mwra1 a i ,. 6h 4m$ti$$3 ctn life Vav j k a ". I five a Tift to tear la i when the ghosts groan the goblins gobble and the witches Waif tonight it won t be half so eerie As the Midnight journey on the Road from Wadi Haifa to Abou Sembel by George Payette from Wadi Haifa to Abou " Al Frobel it paved two in exaggeration. A�4jp� Midnight journey of 38 americans to of Ervina and 12 sudanese fun frogs the of Butka desert in search of a hot a has inf Tihel into the legend to Gyp and the a rating i farther Over the prowld1nto wind Goth for 4jtnjnwu have to the fire which he i Etta to turned to string the o Friendly ugly water owl Cut a int a vow wtlhot4 on though two de an to Tex of the narrator Are the fact i Joyed them 1 comprised a Lour group a mroueh Egypt and thu Bol land Anulfin Alting a one afternoon Alder up jul in Sudan for a Nile Cru so i a a. A water of the As Labe egyptian Temple a Usu beyond the Border. We arrived at a a Haifa and discovered ii Uli had been Resch Dulet Jarl a Tway two nights and ,.tanin. Tour Leader halt but it Lake Only 90 minutes by car hired 10of the 11 local cabs one Lucky fellow did t get a far crammed in his charge plus the Rubijo operator of his Cha rioted plan and two extra sudanese and heated for Abou Sembel the caravan nov through Village alter Village and we waved at Tho people shot tip a mile Oft ilm and laughed at the local children s Safe Suner version of the Amer lean teen-agers1 game of Chicken. This con Sisti of sticking ones. Foot in front of the oncoming oar and Puiling Back Belory Theca gets any where hear it the first paragraph reads the Road from Wadl Haifa a " this shows How exaggeration creeps Imit Herc was no Road Only a roughly parallel series out ruts indicating where sorts previous wheeled vehicle had passed of vets Way to ruin and we followed the off the Loir of an egyptian Border guard f the arrival of of Many americana in so Many cars left Hin Uncertain if he should shoot or did neither but events ally waved us Thi Pugh alter much Point ing and pondering into p. Village whose main Street neatly ripped out the Spring of the Lead Cath e River quickly wire these Back Liv place tid we plunged into tha desert nuyt Thov of whore five men t i Loose to traction is mud or Sheet ice and the Drivers nosed unerringly into e Vry one. I the sudden Steps jolted the cars apart mine Tost its floor Board Rotor panel and Arm rest in another the radio dropped into someone s lap.---, Veach stuck car honked for help and the ? Drivers stopped and dashed Bock to push. The americans remained in Tho cars at first to help tile traction but eventually disembarked to watcher help. fully Laid a bed of stones under the read -. Wheel of my car to the Driver to grip on. He nodded stooped Down Sec pts b away the stones with � single magnificent gesture Ond climbed Buck in to up lev the wheels some More _ so it m ent race stall Puah race again stall to again. Until tin if of the caravan reached More a Ollil ground near the nil and disappeared after consuming four hours of the one and a half allotted for the outbound trip t continued on Page m a a by j of Al " is \ if 1jl to 3 \11 j a v " i 1 i a j 1 to raft h to i a r xxx Ritj r 4 is /i1 r ts1a it. A a if to _ up w to a a h i,-.y v october 31, i960 v r n t a. J the stars and stripes

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