Taradas at Qabab
The sleek tarada provided Wilfred Thesiger the fastest-available transport between villages of the Awhar. He photographed these in Qabab, east of Kut and west of Ali-Al-Garbi. Those lands are now long-dried. Our gratitude to Andrew Michel for helping us create new salt marshes, far to the south, where one day the graceful tarada may dock.