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Camels and Culture—A Celebration

Celebrating their national animal, some 40,000 camels are brought by truck, by trek, singly and in herds, to compete in contests of beauty, speed and obedience outside Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Camel-culture exhibits round out the annual King Abdulaziz Camel Festival.
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Bling Your Camel

Want your camel to stand out from the herd? Don’t think too hard about endurance—it’s pretty much a given for a camel. Speed? Not every camel has it. But accessories? Maybe an artistic fur-cut? That’s up to you.

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Bling Your Camel

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The Art of Saddling a Camel

Since the earliest days of domestication, the camel’s hump—or humps—have challenged would-be riders. In Africa, Arabia, India and Central Asia, saddle designs have long expressed both utility, beauty and culture.

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The Art of Saddling a Camel

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The Culinary Camel

From Bedouin banquets to hipster hashi-burger food trucks, it’s time for taste-testing the desert-to-dessert caravan of camel milks, camel pizzas, camel sliders, ice cream flavors, energy drinks and upscale chocolate. Camel: It’s one of the world’s fastest-growing health-and-heritage consumer product sectors.

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The Culinary Camel

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Flavors: Saudi Camel Meatballs

The first time I tasted camel was some 25 years ago in Damascus, Syria.
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Flavors: Saudi Camel Meatballs

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Removing Water Lilies from Dal Lake

No matter what my assignment is, as a photojournalist, I usually keep a camera ready all day. You never know when there will be a chance to make an interesting image that can tell a different story. 
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Removing Water Lilies from Dal Lake

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