Arabian Sea Villas
Travel Blogs from Salalah
... live here beats me, it's seriously not much less than a moonscape with rocks, sand, minimal trees or scrubs or grass (what's that?) - cows and camels wandering aimlessly in the villages and among the non-descript country side. It is a land like all the Arab nations we have seen, in that it us still in transition from Bibical times to the 21st century - probably not quite to the 20th century yet in some respects, but SO ...
... a gym on board, the most energetic thing we do is walk to whichever food or drink establishment takes our fancy. We both went to the geologists talk on fracking, which was very interesting indeed, and after being enlightened and educated it was time for lunch. After perusing, deciding, choosing and consuming it was time to pay a visit to the ice cream man and go for a little walk. We get outside ...
... 8216;the next one. You win’.
‘G58, C’mon G58’, I chanted under my breath.
‘G – Genova: achtundfunfsig’
‘You win! you win!’, I cried.
‘…Fifty eight…’ the bingo caller continued
Not the €25,000 advertised but €80 euros is better than nothing. If she had won this yesterday, it could have paid for a return taxi fare in to Salalah!!
... from late June to early September). The mother of the current Sultan established the gardens as a place to spend time with visitors - to swim in the spring fed stream or relax in the gardens.Last stop was the Frankincense souk (market) - our tour guide Amal (a southern Russia Muslim lady that moved to Oman to marry Rashid) uses Frankincense for everything - remove bad odors or spirits, keep the home dry ...
... Site and Museum, but let's put it this way, it was all museum. Rich and I had wanted to see them working on a site, but that did not happen.
Our next stop was another souq. This was bland compared to others we have been to. Picked up a few items, but that was about it.
We managed to walk for 30 minutes in the high heat and humidity. We rewarded ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking