Monday, May 10, 2010

Sons of the Desert

 
"My father rode a camel. I drive a Land Cruiser. My son flies a jet-plane. His son will ride a camel".
-Saudi proverb


Photo taken at Madinat Zayed.

4 comments:

zeder May 10, 2010 at 11:24 PM  

Wonderful story, in kind of words and picture.
Regards from Berlin,
Uwe-Jens

T. Becque May 11, 2010 at 1:31 AM  

Interesting picture and proverb!

Guyana-Gyal May 15, 2010 at 2:01 PM  

"Land cruiser" tells me that this is a new proverb. Interesting - I used to think that proverbs were old, this is my first 'modern' one.

I like it. We'll all go back to what was.

I like the photo too, the old-modern tinge.

AbuDhabiDailyPhotograph May 27, 2010 at 1:32 AM  

Is is an old proverb. I cheated! The original said 'jeeps'

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