Kumzar, Oman – November 15 2012 – A group of young Kumzari boys cool-off by playing and swimming with scrap pieces of wood in a small waterhole. Located in the northernmost tip of Oman, Kumzar is an isolated village in the Musandam peninsula and is only accessible via boat. 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)

A group of young Kumzari boys cool-off by playing and swimming with scrap pieces of wood in a small waterhole.