|La Foule illuminée (The Illuminated Crowd); Raymond Mason, Montreal|
|On se perd dans la foule|
|Lars Plougmann, Wikipedia.org|
|Alice Springs 2012|
He does his best to talk us all out of it, telling us we can back out at anytime, that is until the chute gate opens, then you better just hang on. He warns riders of the hazards of climbing about seven feet atop the beasts of burden that weigh anywhere between 900 to 1,700 pounds. “I have some of the best camels in the country, but they’re still animals,” he told us one year. “The camels will have more control than you will, and they have an attitude of their own. We don’t need any wusses here.”
|Examples of pre-Christian stelae, Sousse Museum|
"This is a glorious moment, Polybius; and yet I am seized with fear and foreboding that some day the same fate will befall my own country.''
|Carthage from Byrsa Hill; credit: www.tunisien.tunisie.com|
|The Western Wall|
|Outside the gates|
Originally I planned to include my second day in Israel in this post. Things tumbled out of hand as my journal sparked memories ― good, bad, and funny. I enjoyed relating the next one so much in retrospect, all I can say is come back to read Israel 2011: http://www.camelchaser.blogspot.com/2015/03/israel-2011.html.