Camel safari

Tourists ride camels during the National Day Golden Week, a seven-day national holiday, at the Mingsha Shan oasis in Dunhuang, Gansu province, China. Photo: Reuters

A camel and its calf are seen during sunset at a camel farm in Abu Dhabi.

A chocolate camel made from camel milk is displayed at a shop in Dubai.

A chef at a luxurious hotel in Abu Dhabi prepares raw camel meat in the form of burgers. From camel carpaccio to camel bourguignon and gold-leaf burger, the meat offered traditionally at big festivities of bedouins has become a fancy ingredient in the Gulf's prestigious restaurants. Photos: AFP /Marwan Naamani