Desert Nights Camp
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Omani cocks start
crowing early. By 6 a.m. activity is afoot in the village. Two small
herds of goats are driven by two women into the surrounding hills. I
envy the progress they make snaking their way up the sides of the
steep hills. Cars head off to work and school. A lone young
fisherman, with net, heads for a nearby pool, mobile phone clamped to
his ear. He returns and hour later talking loudly on the mobile
without any fish.
... did the Balcony Walk. This skirts Wadi Gul, Grand Canyon of Arabia. Spectacularly deep with precipitous drops right the way round it made for a worthwhile trek along with the abandoned village of stone huts and a lake at the end. The second day in the Nizwa area we went up Green Mountain and saw Stage 5 of the Tour of Oman. We saw Froome, reigning TDF champ, win the climb finish by 20 sec. It was exciting being ...
... to hitting and literally melting on the pavement again and we were able to see the other parts of Muscat by air-conditioned luxury. We drove around the beaches and saw man made waterfalls all of which were either too hot to enjoy or were completely dry due to the lack of rain in the region. We drove through smaller villages all still with their small, flat and white houses that trickled down the mountainside into the Arabian waters. We followed the ...
... for us crime is nearly nonexistent here as well and earlier a shopkeeper had told us if anyone rips off a tourist they get 3 years in jail. So we did not feel panicked but became more uncomfortable as we got more into the locals area. We eventually decided to retrace our steps until we were back amongst the main shops area and were able to locate the Main Street. Oman is much more middle eastern looking and feeling in comparison to Dubai. Dubai has ...
... Shams Resort (review at the end of entry), where we intended to stay for the night. As it was off-season, we were able to book a room without any problem. Again, a review of our stay at this resort can be found on this site. Upon leaving our bags at the resort, the hotel staff kindly drove us by a 4WD to the nearby entrance of the Wadi Ghul entrance (about 300 m away) for our trek.
By the time we started our trek along the canyon rims, it was already ...