little girl on Camel morocco

Riding Dromedary Camels in the Moroccan Desert

Jordan, four years old and all of 32 pounds, makes a beeline for a sitting camel and bounds on top without a moments hesitation. I exchange a tentative glance with Charles, debating how much I should worry about our little girl's sudden bond with a 1,000 pound animal. Mohammad, the camel's handler is completely unfazed by Jordan's enthusiasm, though I'm fairly sure that small girls with wild golden ringlets don't fling themselves on top of his camels every day...