Arabian Sea Villas
Travel Blogs from Salalah
... this post will not include pictures (actually a tragedy. we have a dropbox but idk if i can upload those to my blog.)
... The flight was only about an hour and a half long. So much better than 11 hours of driving at breakneck speeds. The first thing I noticed upon arrival was the temperature. When I came to Muscat my first reaction was to burn in the sun. Here it was more overcast, foggy, and much cooler. The next impression was that the American girls I am with on this trip with were the only ones not wearing the hijab.Slowly, one by one, headscarves were put on, with a ...
... Oman has a near monopoly on the production of frankincense, and local merchants grew fabulously wealthy.
This corner of the Arabian Peninsula is blessed with heavy summer rains from the Indian Ocean, and it is protected from the hot desert winds by a beautiful range of mountains. The lush, welcoming countryside offers a delightful eye opener to anyone expecting nothing but sand dunes. However, the ...
... is incense; myrrh is an essential oil, again, mainly harvested in Oman and Jordan. I may as well mention the 3rd Magi, king or Wise Man at this stage. The one who brought gold. Whereas the other 2 gifts were very thoughtful and highly valued during their day, bringing gold to the Son of God is probably like giving him the money. No thought went in to that at all!!!
The museum also explained how the present day Sultanate came about. It has been governed ...
... stoppten wir noch in einer Cashewnuss-Fabrik. Indien ist einer der größten Cashewnuss-Exporteure der Welt. Die Cashewnuss-Ernte sowie Verarbeitung läuft heute immer noch größten Teils per Hand. Erntezeit für den Kaschuapfel, die Frucht an der die Nuss hängt ist im März bis Mai. In diesen drei Monaten müssen so viele Nüsse gesammelt werden, dass die Arbeit für die 9 Monate, in denen es keine Nüsse gibt, reicht. Aus dem Kaschuapfel wird ein hochprozentiger ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking