The photography of local artist Graeme Fordham forms one of the backdrops at Dahab Paradise reception, where you can also find a selection from the Sinai Collection to take home.
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From Camel racing Bedouins on dusty desert tracks to peaceful sunset planes illuminating 6000 year-old tombs, Graeme Fordham presents a collection of images capturing the spirit and culture of South Sinai.
Graeme has been living and working in Egypt over the past fourteen years. Based in the Sinai he keeps Dahab as his home, travelling throughout the region undertaking photographic projects and commissions.
During the spring of 2007 he realised a long held dream of walking the Aqaba coastline from Taba to Sharm El Sheikh with his donkey capturing a series of images from which some of the collection shown here are taken.
With generous sponsorship by the residents of Dahab the Sinai Walk Project managed to raise more than 8000le. These funds were donated by Graeme Fordham towards the Swiss run ‘Circ-Bonboni’ children’s circus workshops, also providing the opportunity for two local Bedouin girls to participate in the program.
The shows were a huge hit once again, generating lots of interest amongst the Bedouin children. With the hard work of the volunteers involved they succeeded in reaching across cultures to bring a range of nationalities and age groups together in four wonderful performances.
The Sinai collection aims to promote Bedouin life and culture in the Sinai and since the first public exhibition in Dahab during 2008 has expanded throughout hotels and shops in the region, bringing the local culture and people to its visitors.
More information about Graeme Fordham and his projects can be found at graemefordham.com