Camels can go without water
for three weeks. Our safari group
wisely packed plenty
of water, food, and supplies. This camel wanted to nibble every thorny
bush it saw on its path.
A Bedouin style camp perched
on a ridge overlooking the mountains of Jordan offered food, drink, and
shelter for the night.
is a desolate, unpopulated area comprising more than half of Israel. One
can visit Abraham's well at the Beer Sheva stream bed, see the Nabatean
Spice Route used for centuries by camel caravans,
and if observant spot numerous wild life and plants that populate the desert.
[Above photo of a
Camel safari across the
Negev desert led by an experienced guide.]
Abraham journeyed here 4000 years ago. Moses led the people from
Egypt to the Promised Land.
Camels prefer base camp where
there is food and no heavy burden to carry.