Meet Yasemin… A Bedouin From Egypt
Hometown: Dahab, Egypt (Bedouin Town on the Red Sea famous for coral reefs and scuba diving)
Languages Spoken: Arabic and English
Favorite Subject: Arabic
Favorite Activity: Reading
Favorite Food: Chicken
When she grows up she wants to be: A teacher
Interesting fact about Yasemin: During summer vacation, she sells colorful string bracelets on the beach.
About Bedouins of Dahab:
Population: About 10,000
Location: Northeast Africa
Languages: Arabic (Official Language)
About Bedouins: Bedouins live all over the Middle East. They used to be nomadic people, but now very few are nomads. Many of them raise animals, fish and work in tourism, such as taking people on camping trips in the desert.
Learn A Little Arabic!
Hello: Salaam Alaykum
How are you?: Izzayak (for a boy) Izzayik (for a girl)
-Profile courtesy Elish Sari