Late 2009 we organized a Camel week in Oman for a TV program – culminating in their participating in a Couple of Camel Races .
Well – here is part of the resulting TV program – the really chaotic pursuit of the racing Camels by their trainers in cars.
You can also read about a visit we made to camel races in Oman a few years ago
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Tagged BBC, Camel racing, Camel racing oman, Colin and Graham's Excellent Adventures, Colin Carroll, Graham Little, OMAN, Ronan McCloskey, Tern TV
Oman newspaper – gives coverage to Colin and Graham’s involvement in a race (bottom left
Making the Oman national newspaper – Colin Carroll & Graham Little created a stir as they did a unique double – a regional Camel Race and a local Camel Race in Oman.
Thrills and Spills in Camel Racing
On two consecutive days they joined in the quintessentially Omani pastime of Camel Racing – not as spectators as I often do – but as participants for their program ‘Colin and Graham’s Excellent Adventures’
Thrills and spills was the order of the day – but as we are sworn to secrecy you will have to watch the program on RTE and BBC – to see how they survived the gruelling desert events.
The Camel Team in Oman for the TV program
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Tagged BBC, Camel Race, Colin and Graham's Excellent Adventures, Colin Carroll, Film Fixing, Graham Little, Mahoot, OMAN, Oman Bidiya, RTE, الهجن في عمان, سباق الهجن في سلطنة عمان