Monday, October 1, 2007

M/V Doulos in Manila

Doulos was purchased in 1977 by Gute Bücher für Alle e.V. (Good Books for All), a private, non-profit, charitable organisation registered in Germany. Over 19 million visitors have been welcomed on board for tours, programmes and visits to the floating book fair. With stops in over 500 ports of call, this unique ship has visited more than 100 countries in including Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East and many island nations. Doulos is recognised in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's oldest active ocean-going passenger ship.

It is also the largest floating library in the world.
This was taken last January 20, 2007 when the ship docked in Manila Bay.
With a Dutch crew

An opportunity to wear other foreign national costumes

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