27 March 2010

On our travels again

Today we off on our travels again, back to Abu Dhabi, and while we are there, a side trip for a week to Turkey.

So I've scheduled lots of posts for the blog, but I'll also be able to add reviews of books I'm reading (and perhaps even upload pictures) from time to time.

Don't you love the camel?
In 2003 and 2004 the Rotary Club of Dubai sponsored Artists in the U.A.E. who painted and embellished camel sculptures into unique works of art which were then showcased in a multitude of high profile locations. The project culminated in a public art auction with the proceeds going to children’s charities and for the development of art and culture in Dubai. Over 100 camels were created.

This is one of the ceramic camels produced by the Dubai Camel Company for the Camel Caravan. I bought him in Abu Dhabi a couple of weeks ago. There are 16 camels in the caravan and this one is Jordanian Spirit painted by Shereen Noor Awad.
I'd love to collect some more!

Check all the camels created.


Anonymous said...

Kerrie - That camel is lovely! Thanks for sharing it. Have a safe and wonderful trip. I hope you'll share 'photos when you return.

Maxine Clarke said...

Yes, have a great time. Love the camel, too. Did you decide to wait a week before the next crime fiction alphabet letter, in the end?

Kerrie said...

Crime Fiction Alphabet will occur on schedule Maxine :-)


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