Julia E Hubbel

Nov 9, 2018

8 min read
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Camels and Culture: When Expectations Clash

Somewhere around 5 am I heard the call to prayer from the local mosque. The songs reach deeply into the surrounding communities, where man and animal sleep alike. The morning air is full of bird calls, cawing and calling and mosquito-seeking. At Researcher’s Rest, a lovely guesthouse where I’m staying one more night, the two Rhodesian Ridgebacks (well, sort of, Lokti is a mix) have been released into our big treed…