Photograph of the week: Sailing in traditional dhows in Chole Bay, Mafia Island

 

Setting sail in traditional Dhows in Chole Bay, Mafia Island for sun downer drinks in the most idyllic of settings. Mafia Island is most well known for its exceptional diving and snorkeling – especially in its superbly conserved Marine Park. Besides what can be seen under the blue waters of the Indian Ocean there are also other activities which should be utilised – such as sunset cruises on traditional, hand-built dhows. With as perfect a sunset as you will see this shot was taken on Chole Bay, with the sail and starboard section of the bow effortlessly framing the vibrantly coloured ocean and sister ship in the distance.

Dhow view

Thank you to Wies Van der Meer of Yellow Zebra Safaris for permission to reproduce the image.

If you have a really special photograph you would like to share with  A Luxury Travel Blog‘s readers, please contact us.

Leave a Reply


Comment guidelines - please read:

1) Use your own name, not a site name or keywords.
2) Links are allowed in the 'Website' field only.
3) Please do not advertise and make sure your comment is relevant and adds value. (If you would like to advertise, there are a number of free and paid ways to do this - please contact us for details.) .





If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a Gravatar.

 
 
9 of the best Austrian cakes… and where to eat them9 of the best Austrian cakes… and where to eat them : Real luxury food in Austria comes in the form of dessert. Torten have ...
5 of the world’s most extravagant luxury vacations5 of the world’s most extravagant luxury vacations : Are your luxury travel experiences just not luxurious enough? For thos...
7 extraordinary ways to enjoy a luxury adventure in Iceland7 extraordinary ways to enjoy a luxury adventure in Iceland : Extraordinary landscapes have already cemented Iceland’s place as an a...