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  • This may sound like any other day in London but, that it was midnight in the main tent of a UN logistics base in Haiti and that he and his team were discussing water purification for the relief camps of Port au Prince before heading to his camp-bed after a full day of relief efforts, elevated this chance encounter firmly into the surreal.

    Jill Van den Brule: A Deep-Field Travel and Adventure Survival Guide

  • This may sound like any other day in London but, that it was midnight in the main tent of a UN logistics base in Haiti and that he and his team were discussing water purification for the relief camps of Port au Prince before heading to his camp-bed after a full day of relief efforts, elevated this chance encounter firmly into the surreal.

    Jill Van den Brule: A Deep-Field Travel and Adventure Survival Guide

  • This may sound like any other day in London but, that it was midnight in the main tent of a UN logistics base in Haiti and that he and his team were discussing water purification for the relief camps of Port au Prince before heading to his camp-bed after a full day of relief efforts, elevated this chance encounter firmly into the surreal.

    Jill Van den Brule: A Deep-Field Travel and Adventure Survival Guide

  • A camp-bed, a small wooden shelf full of books, mostly of a technical character an armchair beside the bed, a plain wooden chair against the wail, a round table, and a large iron safe were the principal things which met the eye.

    Sole Music

  • Having known the last two I can tell you that waking to find yourself bound hand and foot on a camp-bed underground, while alarming, ain't too bad by comparison, and when your smiling captor inquires after your health and offers refreshment ... well, hope springs eternal, you know.

    Watershed

  • Then he wheeled about, strode away to the camp-bed, picked up the other sabre, and sent it slithering and clinking over the stone in my direction.

    Watershed

  • In the corner of the room stood an old iron bedstead, which was in a decidedly decrepit state, and which served the sisters as a camp-bed when they were watching with the sick.

    Les Miserables

  • I saw there a wretched chest of drawers, a shabby carpet, a camp-bed, and cotton window-curtains.

    Albert Savarus

  • Hippolyte might have caught sight of some linen hung by lines over patent ironing stoves, an old camp-bed, some wood-embers, charcoal, irons, a filter, the household crockery, and all the utensils familiar to a small household.

    The Purse

  • I saw there a wretched chest of drawers, a shabby carpet, a camp-bed, and cotton window-curtains.

    Albert Savarus

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