National Geographic : 1922 Oct
. .... ! .. ........ .. .. * ....... .... .. ..... ........ ... '- -*. ... - s - - ,, . --... -Photo grap hbyOtto C.Gilm ore A DATE CARAVAN IN THE HEART OF ALGERIA Each camel carries 6oo pounds of dates, and, unlike the fleet-footed racing camels, these deliberate beasts will travel only 20to25miles aday. When night comes, the tiny fires are lighted, the coffee and pipes are prepared, and the shouts of noonday give place tothe characteristic low-voiced conversation of the desert camp. Because of the terrific heat, caravans keep on the move all day when away from oases.