Airai War Canoe
Airai War Canoe
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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Kabekl also known as War Canoe was the major type of ocean vessel that are distinguished from all others in Pacific area, they are usually low in the water when compared to the length of the boat and the size of the sail. Nevertheless, Palauan’s retained great skills in manipulation and maneuver of their canoe either by sail or paddle. The Airai war canoe was built around the 90’s by some of the elders of Airai and some of younger man who are involved in man’s association in the village, the tools that was used to carve the canoe was adze tools which is very common in every village who are construction the canoes. The war canoe’s length is base of the certain trunk of the tree and its quality, better yet, the longer the better, they’re usually 40 feet in length or more and 2 feet deep, to accommodate 40 people, and if you noticed the rope made of coconut husk is being used to hold all parts of the war canoe together as a replacement for nails.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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Jan 2018 • Solo
Fick ett tips att göra ett besök till denna plats från mitt hotell.Platsen ligger inte långt från hamnen i Ngardmau,Platsen som japanerna skeppade ut och in det tonnage som användes under kriget blev mer intressant att studera.
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