2020 is indeed an awful year, for the first time in history, at least I think so, the whole world from top to bottom is a victim of the same virus and we are all sitting in the same boat. From ennimies over terrorists to friends the Corona has taken us all.
The worst this year for me is that I can't go to Egypt as I used to do each year for 2 weeks, to get a maximum of sunshine, at the red sea, while at home it was the worst month of the year, November, where it's humid and cold and depressing. Not only I miss sunshine the sandy beach and the blue very warm and salty water but also my big love ..... Oscar the camel !
It was standing with its owner in front of the hotel and the tourists payed him to have a picture taken with them and Oscar. But apparently I was a special tourist to Oscar, because we became friends, he was really happy when he saw me and of course about the apple and piece of bread I brought him every day. I also started to talk to the owner who told me that he studied in Cairo's university and in reality Oscar belonged to his father. The young student had found out that dressing up like a farmer's boy with a camel he could easily make money with the tourists. Oscar observed us chatting and suddenly put his big head on my shoulder ! Fortunately I have always loved camels and I petted this big head and admired his long eye lashes and wasn't afraid at all !
Oscar my holiday love
He has quite a big head !
His owner asked me if I wanted to sit on Oscar's back and make a little tour! He didn't have to ask me twice !!
Oscar kneeled down and I was proud that I could climb on him quiet easily ! At my age it is not really an evidence !
And then he stood up and I was sitting high up on Oscars back and we walked along the street ! I had the impression to sit in a boat or in a rocking chair !
It was not the first time that I rode on a camel it was at least the 4th time, but I never rode on a horse !!
Next time I should try an elephant !
In these lockdown times at least you have time to dream !!
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