A journey of love, loss and survival.
Australian adventurer Paula Constant began walking from Trafalgar Square, London, in 2004. Since then, she has walked over 12,000 kilometres through France, Spain, Portugal, Morocco, the Western Sahara, Mauritania, Mali and NIger. After her West to East solo crossing of the Sahara was interrupted by political strife in Niger in mid 2007, Paula returned to Australia. She plans to resume her walk after the desert summer, in September 2008, backed by sponsors Birkenstock Australia and the Dove Campaign for Real Beauty. When Paula walks into Cairo, she will be the first woman ever to have made a solo crossing of the Sahara from West to East, on foot, walking through Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Libya and Egypt en route. She is currently writing her second book detailing the desert walk.