Meditations #71

BY Lisa Lindblad

February 16, 2016


Hugging the coastline, their hand-sewn ships ran with the trade winds, laden with dates and dried fish, mangrove poles, coconut oil, pearls and slaves.

 For millennia, they plied the incense route, a maritime cat’s cradle of ports and straits and pirate coasts, weaving together a babel of languages, religions and customs into a glorious trading empire.

Photographer:  Clara Zawawi

Location:  Muscat, Oman


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