Sunday, November 9, 2008

Old wooden dhows

 
Traditional wooden dhows at Mina Zayed Port in Abu Dhabi. These dhows have many different uses including sailing, fishing, transporting and trading.

4 comments:

Yogesh Naik November 10, 2008 at 9:04 AM  

wonderful picture !

Yogesh Naik November 10, 2008 at 9:11 AM  

u can get to see similar Boats in Karwar. Its because of the massive Arabian influence on the West Coast of India, more particularly, Karwar. Our Port is located in the Bay/village called Baithkol. Baithkol in Persian means - Baith-e-khol meaning Bay of Safety. This is mush proof of the Arabic influence, on the Sea Faring industry of Karwar.

http://karwar-daily-pic.blogspot.com/2008/08/scattered-in-arabian-sea.html

Just M November 13, 2008 at 8:59 PM  

This is a wonderful shot. Keep up the great work.

Antonia November 22, 2008 at 10:44 PM  

You have wonderful pictures in your photoblog! Cheers! (Maybe this is my favorite!)

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