Maldives traditional Dhoni

The traditional dhoni is one of the oldest sea vessel in Maldives. Dhonys are generally built from coconut palm timber.

The dhoni resembles a dhow, an Arab traditional sailing vessel.

They are found all over Maldives and are used mainly for fishing and transportation.

Maldives dhoni at sunset

Maldives dhoni at sunset| Photo © Sakis Papadopoulos

(Photo from Dreaming of Maldives Creative Collection)

http://www.dreamingofmaldives.com

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