Old door in Mirbat, Oman

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    Mirbat, like most of the sea towns in the province of Dhofar, South
    Oman, was involved in the frankincense trade. It look over the port
    tradition from al-Balid in the 17th-18th centuries and became a wellknown
    port, trading also with Hadramaut. Today, almost the entire
    historic city has been abandoned in favour of a new centre buildin

    © Eric Lafforgue

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