Floating Wood

To visit on the business premises of the boatyard of sur

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Since hundreds of years the Omani ship carpenters build wooden dhows. Formerly the Giants sailed across distant oceans, today they are a status symbol of sultans and millionaires. Only a few fishermen and forwarders use the dhows. In the past they were also built in the United Arab Emirates. Today there is hardly a dhow yard on the Arabian peninsula, but you can find one in the Omani port of Sur.

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  1. der Anblick dieser eleganten Schiffe erfreut auch ein küstenfernes Landrattenherz
    ausgereifte Nutztechnologie mutiert zum Luxusspielzeug …?

    kleine feine Reportage