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simoom

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a strong suffocating sand-laden wind of the deserts of Arabia and North Africa
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simoon

A very hot and dry wind of Asian and African deserts.
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Author, documentary maker and photographer Chris Bradley and Amelia Stewart, founder of Simoon Travel, a specialist Libyan tour operator, will answer questions and share tips for making the most of a trip to this North African nation.
I was an ostrich, flying madly before the simoon wind ...
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Amelia is soon to be a force of one in south London company, Simoon Travel, which specialises in travel to Libya.
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Balcomb of the Center for Whale Research at Friday Harbor in northern Puget Sound, Alexandra Morton of Raincoast Research at Simoon Sound near the north end of Vancouver Island, and other observers now conclude that there are two basic populations of Orcinus orca with different social and behavioral patterns.
Johnston's Raffle Prize will be hard to beat in the British Stallion Studs EBF Maiden Stakes (Plus 10 Race) (4.05pm); another Balding runner Simoon can take the 1539 Handicap (4.40pm).
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Ed Walker's SIMOON (8.00) rates the best bet on a decent all-weather fixture at Kempton.
AMELIA STEWART founder of Simoon Travel in 2004 which specialises in the organisation of cultural and desert tours to Libya and was the first UK travel company to start tours to Libya, said that there is no doubt about Libya's tourism potential - not only does it have about 1800 kms of unspoilt beautiful beaches but also the finest and best - preserved cities of the ancient world in the entire region, not to mention the vast Sahara in the south embracing oases and hiding galleries of prehistoric rock art as well as the ancient caravan trading towns of Ghadames and Ghat.