48 images Created 9 Dec 2012
In the Malacca Strait the solar powered vessel Tûranor PlanetSolar entered in the Indian Ocean. It is the first solar boat which navigated in the Indian Ocean. After crossing the Gulf of Bengal, the boat went trough Sri Lankan, Indian, Pakistan and Iranian water, before entering the Persian Gulf through the Strait of Hormuz. After a stopover in Doha and Abu Dhabi, Tûranor PlanetSolar passed the most dangerous waters in the world, Gulf of Aden, between Somalia and Yemen.