Once Mahbub and he went together as far as the beautiful city of Bombay, with three truckloads of tram-horses, and Mahbub nearly melted when Kim proposed a sail in a dhow
across the Indian Ocean to buy Gulf Arabs, which, he understood from a hanger- on of the dealer Abdul Rahman, fetched better prices than mere Kabulis.
There was a large amount of fuel inside the dhows
and that caused serious problems in controlling it," said Brigadier Anas Abdul Rahman Al Matroushi, from Dubai Civil Defence.
19 (BNA) - At least two cargo dhows
(boats) were gutted in a major fire on the Dubai Creek late on Saturday, UAE Police and Civil Defense confirmed.
A jetty near Bahrain Financial Harbour (BFH), which used to be host to more than 100 dhows
, is now almost empty as fishermen moved them back to their villages fearing they could be damaged as a result of the country's unrest.
The history and importance of dhows
-- from the hand-sewn plank dhows
to the modern motor dhows
that still ply the Indian Ocean -- extends over 3,000 years.
Several Indian Dhows
, however, continue to engage in regular trade between Persian Gulf / India and ports on the East coast of Africa and Somalia.
Lined along the shores of the creek - opposite the British Embassy to be precise - lie a plethora of magnificent dhows
waiting to take you down the Creek on a memorable cruise.
Bombers then set off explosives in two other dhows
, which were alongside two oil tankers.
The great cargo dhows
represented a flourishing trade, which stretched from the Mediterranean up to China in the time of the Portuguese and the Dutch from the 16th to the 18th centuries.
Dubai: A record 120 dhows
from all over the UAE have already departed on their long journey to Sir Bu Nair Island, a day before the actual 'Al Gaffal' sailing race to be held on Saturday.
Also read: Fire destroys three dhows
at Dubai Creek
I understand that the US Navy claims that my dhow
had no lights on which led to the accident but I have a witness who can confirm that my vessel was well lit as all the dhows
were moving in a convoy.