Ch39: Middle East

Camels

Scenes From the Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival

Each year bedouins travel from all corners of the Arabian Peninsula for the Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival. Here they sell camels for millions of dirhams and, more importantly, compete in the camel beauty pageant.
Surfing 4 Peace

Surfing 4 Peace

It’s hard to talk about surfing in a war zone without someone making a reference to the classic scene in Coppola’s Apocalypse Now.
Mamoun's

Mamoun’s

We spent a few minutes behind the counter speaking with current owner Nidal Chater while he was hard at work serving up falafel, shawarma, and other delicacies.