Tonight I have been thinking about some pictures that I took of camels while we were near the Dead Sea.
After our two weeks at the dig we headed toward the Dead Sea to visit several places. We stopped for water and Magnum Bars at a gas station just before we reached the Dead Sea and there I saw a couple of camels.
There were several men with the camels and they were selling camel rides.
Here you can see the negotiations taking place for a camel ride. You can tell from the landscape that this is the Dead Sea area, but if you are not familiar with the landscape you can look at the writing on the pillar.
I counted twelve camels in this picture. I am glad that they were on the other side of the guard rail as we were moving along at a good speed.
You can see that there is not much vegetation along the way, but they were able to at least find something to feed on.
This post makes me think of some of the other posts I have written about camels: