[Douz, Tunisia; December 26. Image via Getty]

Camels gather in the desert of Tozeur, near the town of Douz on December 26, 2008 as the 41th International Sahara festival closed. The festival, held 600 kms (370 miles) south of Tunis, draws locals and tourists for a cultural event that celebrates the region's heritage and desert people. AFP PHOTO / FETHI BELAID (Photo credit should read FETHI BELAID/AFP/Getty Images)