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Arabian dhow in Bahrain
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No: 1776   Contributor: Peter Langsdale   Year: 1970   Manufacturer: Unknown   Country: Bahrain
Arabian dhow in Bahrain

This is one of the smaller dhows, when I was stationed in Bahrain with the RAF we used to spend most Sundays on a rather larger version, loaded with crates of beer and ostensibly "fish", in reality sunbathing and getting lubricated!
Once we landed on a sandbank in the Arabian Sea (or Persian Gulf - the same thing) and had a game of cricket, miles from anywhere. There was however a hurried rush for the dhow when the tide came in! There are some nasty surprises, such as snakes, swimming in those parts.
Picture added on 04 February 2008
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