Jabal Shams Resort
Travel Blogs from Nizwa
... archways & many snaking steps....the falaj is a constant companion....boys carrying up loads of freshly cut grass from below.....the call to prayer echoing back off the far side of the gorge....
Dinner on the roof of the main house - cooked by local village women. Ahmed al Abri was a charming host (perfect English, resplendent in pristine white dishdashah & embroidered cap). He was in Melbourne recently, while his wife studied for a Masters of Eco-tourism at Monash ...
So I have officially completed my first week of classes!! The weekend throughout the Middle East is on Friday and Saturday, which is different, but pretty easy to get used to. This week was filled with a lot of new vocab, new friends, and fun new experiences. As part of the program we have a peer facilitator who is Omani and helps us apply the vocab and grammar concepts that we learned in class. I started out with Hajar, a translator, but was switched to ...
... notre nouvel endroit de camping à côté d'un petit parc pour enfants, nous les dégustons avec du Nutella comme dessert ....
Les terrasses que les gens ont construites pour planter toutes sortes d'arbres fruitiers et de rosiers (dont ils font « l’eau de roses » bien connue) sont incroyables! Elles ajoutent un tel contraste avec le reste du paysage sec! Il est étrange cependant de voir que les villages semblent si délabrés, ...
... over my helmet. My new
helmet! We managed to raise the bike and the bike was ok. In that moment I
could easily see three goats hanging over a big grill…instead all three of the
huligans was standing in the shadow – watching the show with amusement.
The’re was a crack in the helmet so it was more or less useless and it didn’t
fit me anymore. I got headache so we switched helmet and it was better.
... with houses every here and there. The goats went where they want to, but our driver said they were owned by the various families. It seemed to be the same system as with the camels near Salalah. Pens were left open, and the animals went home for the night, but wandered and ate during the day. But who owns that land?
We had lunch, with tons of vegetables. Vegetables are always exciting, there aren't nearly so many in our diet as back home. After, looking over a cliff, I spent ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility