Photo of the week 13, 2015 Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque and the Brunei Royal barge
Brunei is a small country fully surrounded by South Malaysia and the sea on Borneo. It’s a rich country due to the oil amongst the richest in the world. An absolute Muslim monarchy and fully dry country. I loved the view below with the Brunei Royal Barge and the mosque on the background. A Royal barge was used for transport over water by the monarch. Although this Brunei Royal Barge is fully made of stone and won’t be moving around any day soon it is used for certain ceremonies. You can visit the mosque including the interior except during prayer time. Dress appropriatie.
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