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  • Dhow in Zanzibar

    Posted by Brian Jones

    16 August 2004 – Dhowweb (13k image)

    Dhows originate from the gulf region and once plied the waters between countries such as Oman and Zanzibar. They are beautiful and somehow capture the mix of Arabia and Africa that is such a feature of Zanzibar and indeed much of the East coast of Africa.

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