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Pearl divers, unawatuna: see 267 reviews, articles, and 104 photos of pearl divers, ranked no7 on tripadvisor among 20 attractions in unawatuna. A pearl diver prepares to put on an old diving helmet photo: broome pearl diver ahmat bin fadal prepares to put his copper diving helmet on. Go pearl diving at yas marina this summer learn about the ancient uae tradition and emirati culture time out staff writer june 18, 2018 1:02.
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