To extract the honey we use smoke that forces the bees to come out and
move away. Then we take off the cover and the comb is extracted with a knife. It is put into boxes or larger containers by
hand. We do not use equipment; everything is done using our hands and some smoke
Arabs have kept bees for a long time, since the time of the Quran, God
knows, perhaps even before the Prophet Honey takes prime place in traditional Arab medicine.
We will stay in this area for forty days, then we will extract the honey
and move camp going northwards, for 3 or 4 hours by car. When we see the right place, where rains have fallen, we stop. Rain
falls in spring, a little in summer, and then in autumn; in winter there is not much rain and it is cold.
There is no fatigue in this work, we only get tired when we move. We have
to load the pickup and then unload We leave at night, after sunset. We travel, we unload, everything has to be finished before
the light of dawn We move from place to place with Gods blessings, together with the bees, depending on the seasons..."