Dawn camel patrol setting out - Palestine, July 1917. Lieutenant James Mcbey, Army & Postal Stationery Service/Special List (1883-1959). He Travelled Extensively In Europe, N Africa, And America, And Was A War Artist In France And With The Australian Camel Patrol In Egypt And Palestine During World War 1. In 1916 He Became An Official War Artist. In 1917 He Was Sent To Egypt And During An Intensely Active Two Years He Produced Some 300 Watercolors Of The Campaign In Egypt And Palestine.
Maybe some day if the political air calms down would love to go here too... I studied the area so many times growing up that I would love to see it in person sometime... but Europe is higher on my list I think
After retiring from the shipbuilding business in 1910, John T. Mather traveled extensively. Here he is pictured riding a camel (far left) in Egypt. He also traveled to Europe and the Pacific Northwest and on his final trip visited Cuba in 1928.
A pilgrim flask depicting St. Menas standing between two camels. These were used to carry oil back from his shrine at Abu Mina, Egypt, c.6th century AD, and have been found at many sites scattered throughout Europe from as far away as Gaul.
To counter a drop in demand due to Arab Spring unrest, providers are rolling out some incredible price reductions for Egypt travel. As of press time, we spotted offers like 50 percent off Egypt tours from luxury tour operator Abercrombie & Kent; this deal also includes complimentary travel insurance with select trips.