The Frankincense Trail

Watch Desert Fox Safari show the BBC the Sinai for their 2008 series: The Frankincense Trail. Presenter Kate Humble makes a 2000 mile journey across the Middle East,  tracing the ancient routes by which frankincense made its way from Oman to Egypt, the Holy Land and the West.  She meets members of St Katherine’s Jebeleya tribe here, including Faraj Mahmoud and the famous herbal healer: Doctor Ahmed Mansour.