Bedouin Camp, Egypt Photograph by Matt Moyer, National Geographic Simple bread called feteer helps feed Bedouin families in a squatters’ camp near Naama Bay at the southern tip of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. Drought has pushed tribes down from the mountains to seek work, but many Bedouin men remain jobless in a country that has never embraced desert-dwelling tribes.
Saint Catherine's Monastery South Sinai Governorate, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt.... www.castlesandmanorhouses.com .... Built between 548 and 565, the monastery is one of the oldest working Christian monasteries in the world. It contains the world's oldest continually operating library. Until relatively recently it had no external gateways at all. Entry and exit was effected by hoisting people and supplies up the external walls.