Michal Drayman and Yehonatan Ben-Hamozeg recently found themselves speeding into the desert as part of a strange convoy.

They left the splendor of Dubai and after an hour’s fast driving through the vacant expanses, they reached a date plantation of gigantic size.

A broad, inviting carpet awaited them at the edge of the tract. Over it, an awning was stretched to protect guests from the blazing sun.