Oman. Arab, Islamic culture, clothing styles, wadis, markets, eid al-adha.

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Mudayrib, Oman, Arabian Peninsula, Middle East - Camel jockeys prepare their mounts for the start of a camel race.  Races are part of the festivities at the Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice), the annual feast through which Muslims commemorate God's mercy in allowing Abraham to sacrifice a ram instead of his son, to prove his faith.