Travel Blogs from Muscat, Oman

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To Muscat And Back, Muscat, Oman travel blog

To Muscat And Back

A travel blog entry by midtowntsl0

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Return to Muscat, Muscat, Oman travel blog

Return to Muscat

A travel blog entry by kevinwanders

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... passed through the UAE and Bahrain before being mailed from Saudi Arabia. In short, I chilled and enjoyed the beauty of Oman and Muscat in particular. Nothing major, but the sort of thing that just reinforces how wonderful a city is and how much I'd ...

Dish-dashing around with Muscat-eers, Muscat, Oman travel blog

Dish-dashing around with Muscat-eers

A travel blog entry by chris-roisin

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... forte!! We scored 7 out of 10 but Marino from bloody San Marino and his mob won again. Muscat is capital of Oman. However, Muscat is made up from a larger grouping of small towns and communities strung some 40kms along the coast of the Gulf of Oman. The ...

2 hours in Muscat, Muscat, Oman travel blog

2 hours in Muscat

A travel blog entry by jojo-a-lenka

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we used the 4 hour layover in Muscat as usually with some sight-seeing. right in front of the exit we got a taxi driver for 10 rial per hour (maybe too pricey) and went for a quick tour. even if we planned to see the marina and the beach only. the guy ...

Day 21 Explorer of the Seas, Muscat, Oman travel blog

Day 21 Explorer of the Seas

A travel blog entry by suemeisenhelter

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This morning we stopped at Muscat, Oman. A small boat came along side and picked up the British Commandos and all of their armaments . From a previous post you'll remember the Commandos boarded the ship in the Red Sea prior to entering the Gulf of Aden. ...

Oman, Muscat, Oman travel blog

Oman

A travel blog entry by vermundoalos50

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Estamos en Oman pais de gas . Hoy hemos decidido que pelu necesitaba un corte de pelo y como veis lo hemos hecho. jjjj ...

Omani desert, Muscat, Oman travel blog

Omani desert

A travel blog entry by charlotterowley

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... off nearly 90 minutes after scheduled, we only arrived 15 minutes late! At 7.45am. Thursday 2 April 2015 Flying over Oman into Muscat I was really surprised. I hadn't expected it to look like this! Brown mountains, with brown valleys full of small ...

at sea to Muscat, Muscat, Oman travel blog

at sea to Muscat

A travel blog entry by geoffbid

  At sea. We are now traveling from Cochin to Muscat and another beautiful day at sea. The sea is glassy and the sun has yet to get too hot. We gained another hour last night which is amazingly civilized, and having had our daily three lap very ...

Another really long story, Muscat, Oman travel blog

Another really long story

A travel blog entry by holyrockthrower

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This time I really did go to Muscat, or rather, the outskirts of Muscat. My friend Muhammad in Oman sent me a number of messages, urging me to come to Oman despite everything.  I asked him, Didn't that make me part of the problem?  Just ...

Back to Muscat, Muscat, Oman travel blog

Back to Muscat

A travel blog entry by andiontheroad

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... was much more developed than Wadi Shab, it had bridges and a food area, but it was still very empty, so I headed on back to Muscat. On the way I tried to sort out my bed for the night. Aziz my previous host using the weekend to bring his Girlfriend to ...

Why I am not actually here, Muscat, Oman travel blog

Why I am not actually here

A travel blog entry by holyrockthrower

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Well, I was supposed to go to Muscat this day, which would have renewed my visa and given me a grand old time with my friends...but the cyclone has forced us to call off.  I should refer you to my entry on the Maldives: I'm here only in ...

Please help--Cyclone Gonu awareness, Muscat, Oman travel blog

Please help--Cyclone Gonu awareness

A travel blog entry by holyrockthrower

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... are living in tents, have no running water, etc.   Here's something you might not realize.  Most people in Muscat and Oman don't live in tents with no running water anymore.  Like most GCC countries, including the Emirates, Oman is ...

Welcome to Oman Port 2, Muscat, Oman travel blog

Welcome to Oman Port 2

A travel blog entry by jraybrown

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We arrived in the port of Sultan Qaboos in Muscat Oman on a sunny and warm day. We had pre booked in Dubai a ride on the hop on hop off bus tour from the Big Red Bus. We headed to the Windjammer for breakfast and met our friend the singing greeter this ...

The Ball was tonight., Muscat, Oman travel blog

The Ball was tonight.

A travel blog entry by chrissybz

Tonight was amazing. I sat with some English and Aussies. Kalihd (head registrar for Oman)also came to sit with us with a friend of his. The food was incredible and the Royal Symphony Orchestra also worked its magic once again. I'm glad I brought two ...

Registrars..., Muscat, Oman travel blog

Registrars...

A travel blog entry by chrissybz

... AWESOME lunch  where I was seated next to the...*looks for card*  Director of the Horse Registration Department here in Oman. What a nice guy, we had a excellent discourse over a few courses. LOL Talked about Belize, and then were joined by ...

Back to Reality, Muscat, Oman travel blog

Back to Reality

A travel blog entry by andiontheroad

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... about and enjoyed being at a 5000 year old burial site all on my own with no one watching. On the drive back to Muscat I cut across between two major roads and came through some nice villages with some forts and oasis like little valleys. This I felt ...

Another interesting place, Muscat, Oman travel blog

Another interesting place

A travel blog entry by dshewbridge

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... old forts hidden in the peaks....and no visible vegetation. It has been a crucial port for 24 centuries with links to india and beyond. Muscat is a city out of the Arabian nights. It was hot,  hot , hot! Since 1970 it has been ruled by the Sultan ...

National Day, Muscat, Oman travel blog

National Day

A travel blog entry by abatage

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... and look at the amazing displays throughout the city until it was time to go to the beach and watch an impressive fireworks display to finish off the night. I would highly recommend visiting Oman around National Day, it really is something ...

Moving through Muscat, Muscat, Oman travel blog

Moving through Muscat

A travel blog entry by alanhalsall

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... him - say ¨Your grandma is soooooo hot!¨ The rest of the trip was fairly uneventful. We stopped off in Muscat - capital of Oman - and I managed to collect another tacky fridge magnet. This time a rather stunning pink camel tenderly holding a heart ...

First diving outside Kenya together, Muscat, Oman travel blog

First diving outside Kenya together

A travel blog entry by alexa_scotty

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first long haul flight... transfer at the airport, Muscat, Oman travel blog

first long haul flight... transfer at the airport

A travel blog entry by sam.tank

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Ok, so I'm cheating a little saying I've visited Oman, but I'm technically here, and I have 2 hrs free WiFi with 2 hrs to kill! The "long haul" was only around 7 hrs, I got so over excited on the plane when I was shown by the 17yr old lad from Bombay ...

the local market wander, Muscat, Oman travel blog

the local market wander

A travel blog entry by bogna

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ENGLISH: My very last days of working onboard the Brilliance happened to be in the Middle East. After 14 days of repositioning cruise, where most of it we had spent at sea, I was "hungry" of getting ashore and seeing new places. Especially that I knew it ...

Oman, Muscat and Salalah, Muscat, Oman travel blog

Oman, Muscat and Salalah

A travel blog entry by worldcruise

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... port of Muscat and could see the city and its white buildings surrounded by mountains, we knew we were in for a treat. Muscat is divided into several distinctive regions, including the old town, Mutrah, surrounded by gated walls. Al Alam Palace, the ...

We arrive in the capital, Muscat (Masqat), Muscat, Oman travel blog

We arrive in the capital, Muscat (Masqat)

A travel blog entry by abatage

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... completely buggered and still in that weird state of initial culture shock from when we left the airport and saw our first glimpse of Muscat. All of our posessions had been sent while we were staying in Newcastle, so when we arrived at our flat it was ...

Up the Wadi, Muscat, Oman travel blog

Up the Wadi

A travel blog entry by raniroo

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... joining us for the day.   Setting off in our 4WD we headed towards a town called Quriyat.  Last June a cyclone hit Muscat and wiped out a great deal of roads and trees.  The building of new roads has been slow, but you can actually drive ...

Leaving Oman, Muscat, Oman travel blog

Leaving Oman

A travel blog entry by abatage

... I have had during my lifetime and the people and places we had the priviledge of visiting are what has made me the person I am today. Oman ended up having no involvement in the Gulf War. I hear it has changed a lot from what I remember - hopefully one day ...

Oman, Muscat, Oman travel blog

Oman

A travel blog entry by nickytree

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Off to Muscat, Muscat, Oman travel blog

Off to Muscat

A travel blog entry by kcroone

This morning was for packing as I hadn't done that yet!  Terri took Anita and I to the airport to catch our flight to Muscat, Oman.  We got to the airport with plenty of time so we grabbed some lunch there and just relaxed-read, knit, and chatted till ...

A problem shared and an act of kindness, Muscat, Oman travel blog

A problem shared and an act of kindness

A travel blog entry by hazelandmartin

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... the honey and lemon I am on the receiving end and trying my best to stay out of the heat. But we have docked in Oman at the port of Muscat which is the capital, and where the Sultan of Oman lives. There is oil in Oman like so many countries in this ...

The return to the Souk and the smelly mission, Muscat, Oman travel blog

The return to the Souk and the smelly mission

A travel blog entry by hazelandmartin

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... so instead of hitting the shops at opening, we don't get there until 11 am. But today we are on a smelly mission Muscat has always had a strategic position on the spice trail, and one of the most valuable commodities traded in this area was ...

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