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Volume 18, Number 6 November/December 1967

In This Issue

November/December 1967
The Beehive Enigma
Photographed by T. F. Walters

Form must follow function say 20th century architects...and in northern Syria it has—for nearly 10,000 years.

Camping In The Empty Quarter
Written by Brainerd S. Bates
Photographed by Sa'id Al-Ghamidi

Ever further into the desert went the two Land-Rovers... like two yachts under sail in a vast deep-water ocean.

Emperors From The East
Written by John Anthony
Illustrated by Don Thompson

Rome borrowed from the East as the East took from her... fashions, religion—even men to rule the Empire.

Fly The Desert Sky
Written by William Tracy
Photographed by Burnett H. Moody

Sick men and school children, commuters and explorers... Aramco aircraft serve them all on busy desert skyways.

The Million Dollar Bet
Written and illustrations courtesy of John Brinton

A rich and reckless Irishman sailed from Dublin harbor... on a journey to Jerusalem for a wager worth a fortune.

Plague Across The Land
Written by Daniel Da Cruz
Photographs courtesy of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Every day that passes they devour their weight in food... across the ravaged land they swarm, 40 billion strong.