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Camel Beauty Contest — مسابقات جمال الجمل

Pageantry in the desert.
Camel beauty contest.
Al Dhafra Camel Festival, Medinat Zayed, UAE

Summer Photo Series! — السلسلة الصيفي للصور


the INGULFED First Biannual Summer Photo Series!

Every day in August, a new photo from somewhere. No more reading! (Until September)

سناميّ — My Humps

Transliterated Qur’anic phrases and Islamic benedictions make up most of the road signs on the straight highway out of Dubai. We headed towards the second stop in an epic three-part field trip that began early in the morning at the UAE’s only paper recycling plant and would end at its sole hydroponics farm, where veggies are grown without soil and taste like heaven on earth.

Our afternoon stop: Camelicious™, the largest camel dairy farm in the country, (and sister company Al Nassma, the elegant pioneering producer of camel milk chocolate) where farmers have harnessed one of the lesser tapped cameline resources in an experimental venture financed by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister and Vice President of the UAE, and absolute monarch of Dubai.

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