The waters of the Arabian Gulf are a far cry from the French mountains of the Jura, where Mylene is from.

But she works on board the French aircraft carrier Charles De Gaulle, which has allowed her to visit many countries.

The 42,500-tonne vessel set sail from Toulon 45 days ago on a three-month mission – named Bois Belleau after a First World War battle fought in 1918 – and its latest port of call is Abu Dhabi.