The fading Bedouin

Category: Travel Portraits

 

Photo and caption by Denver Cramer

In the deserts of Jordan still exist the tribes of the Bedouin. Historically, they were nomadic tribes earning an income from herding, farming and as a desert FedEx for both people and cargo. Today, a major source of income is tourism. Our guide was in his late 20's but was absolutely in tune with his surroundings. He never wants to leave but this can't be said for young ones. Like with most ancient cultures around the world, technology has brought everyone closer, but at the cost of culture.

Location: Wadi Rum - Jordan

 

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