Al Shiraa Hotel Apartment

Al Ghubra, Muscat, Oman | Hotel
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A problem shared and an act of kindness

A travel blog entry by hazelandmartin


... we decided to walk to the huge incense burner on top of a rocky outcrop at the edge of town, and away from the souk :0). The walk along the sea front was lovely, the temperature had cooled and the whole sea wall was made from marble, with lots of sculptures and parks along the way. The sea was beautifully clear and we spent some time watching the large fish we could see just offshore. We passed the fountain and a park and at last we were at the giant incense burner. ...

A Whole New World

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers


... passed us and sprayed heavy clouds of dust into our windshield, but Dennis took it slow and we made it up to the canyon just a couple of minutes after the guided 4x4 tours. Our little Suzuki sedan did superbly. The views of the canyon from the top of the mountain were awe-inspiring. While all of the people on guided tours were stuck eating overpriced sit-down lunches at the restaurant on the top of the mountain, Dennis and I took our picnic and struck out on a ...

Arrival in Oman, the Land of Sinbad

A travel blog entry by chagger1

... quite efficient. A short stay visa can be purchased on the spot for $15 USD. Taxi to the hotel was a standard rate of 10 OMR (ie $28 AUD for a 30+ min journey) for a very modern, scrupulously clean Toyota Avalon, cooled to arctic temps (outside it was a balmy 32 deg). Muhammed, my driver, was in Omani traditional dress (white full length robe & cap) & ...

Looks like Muscat Love

A travel blog entry by gmeetstheworld


... starts in 1744, built this Grand Mosque "from his own pocket"... But learn from my mistakes and don't snicker "yeah right" when they tell you that the Sultan used his own money to build this opulent, mammoth temple... I got a piercing look from our guide wearing a turban...

After the Mosque, we went to a Souk (market) that had all sorts of clothes and scarves and silver daggers and jewelry and touristy bobbles. You know how much I ...


A travel blog entry by sheppa80


... that spiked all along the city and traced all the old little forts that dotted the ridges and were still basically intact even though they were hundreds of years old. After a day driving and seeing the sights we said goodbye to our new friends from Italy and once again went down to the town for another amazing meal of grilled meat and other Arabic treats.

Our final morning in Oman was spent generally trying to avoid the heat. It was approaching 45 degrees ...


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