Kumzar, Oman – November 15 2012 – Sitting on the outside of their home overlooking the main walkway of the village, Wadha Al Kumzari ( R) weaves a thread known as “Saroud” used to place food on during special occasions. Located in the northernmost tip of Oman, Kumzar is an isolated village in the Musandam peninsula. Because of its’ unique geographical location, locals speak a unique non-semitic language known as Kumzari. All inhabitants on the island also share the same last name. (Razan Alzayani / The National)

Sitting outside of his home overlooking the main walkway of the village, Wadha Al Kumzari weaves a thread known as ‘Saroud’ used to place food on during special occasions.