Sunday, May 24, 2015

Ships of the Desert

Saudi Arabian Camel
"Ships of the desert" 

camel  \'ka-məl\

arabic (جمل jamal).


  • a humped back, long-necked mammal of Arid Country with long slender legs. Camels has one or two large humps consist of stored fat, which they can metabolize to survive for long periods without food or drink.

Don't you know that Camel Racing is also a popular sport in Saudi Arabia?

Camel racing has a long Arabian history. An ancient tradition organize by Bedouin Tribe for many centuries. Like horse racing, professional camel racing is an event competing in the middle of the vast desert to get to the finish line. It is more fun and also tourist attraction. 
Nowadays, camel racing are held at stadium in a large circular track.