Majorelle Garden photo by Birdsall S. Viault/Creative CommonsMajorelle Garden photo by Birdsall S. Viault/Creative Commons

Riding a camel in the Sahara Desert has been on my bucket list since I watched the 1999 film The Mummy for the first time. It seemed so exotic and struck me as something I needed to try at least once. And let’s be honest, I really wanted to be a newer, wheelchair-using version of Brendan Fraser — hunting treasure and defeating evil on camelback.