Day Twelve: Finally! We have had no fresh water for eight days. We will rest here for half a day and then press on to Dalandzadgad and the frontier. The Taklamakan is a glacier-fed river, and the water is crystal clear.
"If you've got to resist, your chances of being hurt are less the more lethal your weapon. If that were my wife, would I want her to have a .38 Special in her hand? Yeah." - Dr. Arthur Kellermann, Health Magazine (March/April 1994) p 61