Africa | Rashaida Bride, Eritrea. Photograph by Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher Veiled behind an elaborate mask called a burga, a Rashaida bride stays in seclusion before her wedding. The Muslim Rashaida are Bedouin merchants and camel breeders, originally from Saudi Arabia, who keep to themselves and marry only their own.
A mare from Saudi Arabia comes face-to-face with a Russian-bred Arabian mare in Riyadh. Heirs to the beauty and stamina that made them favorites among Bedouins, kings and cavalries—and a foundation of the Thoroughbred horse—Arabians today are a global breed whose power to enchant endures.