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Camel Market, Cairo, Egypt, 1990

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"Land rovers of the Middle Ages, camels carried [travelers] across the Sahara and beyond. In Cairo, where [pilgrims, traders, and travelers lingered,] camels at Imbaba market are hobbled to prevent straying."

—Text from "Ibn Battuta: Prince of Travelers," December 1991, National Geographic magazine

(Photographed on assignment for, but not published in, "Ibn Battuta: Prince of Travelers," December 1991, National Geographic magazine)
Photograph by James L. Stanfield

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