Modern meets tradition at the camel races in wadi rum, jordan. A Bedouin rides a camel in a camel race in the desert of Wadi Rum on July 16th, 2009 in South Jordan. Spectators from Jordan and Saudi Arabia follow in their truck the popular traditional bedouin sport. (Photo by Mark Abouzeid/Bedouin Heritage Project)
How do you capture the entire character of a culture that has no written record, has lived for centuries in relative isolation and exists in complete harmony with one of the world’s most extreme environments?