Ship of the Desert #FlashFridayFic

Shipwreck of the United Malika in Cap Blanc, Mauritania. CC photo by Jbdodane.

‘Come One, Come all! See the Ship of the Desert,’ screamed the banner in the market. The banner showed the image of a ship and then the usual camel and date palms.

Little Abdul looked at the poster and was completely hooked. He had never seen the sea or the ocean. Seeing a ship anywhere close to home was out of the question. But it cost 50 Rupees.

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