Al Shiraa Hotel Apartment

Address: Al Ghubra, Muscat, Oman | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Al Ghubra, Muscat.
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Travel Blogs from Muscat

Back to Reality

A travel blog entry by andiontheroad on Sep 28, 2014

1 comment, 14 photos

The rain had stopped during the night and it was a beautiful day in the morning again. My trip took me back along the road and I tried to stop off at some prehistoric tombs that have been there for 5000 years (3000 bc). It wasn't that easy to find the way to get close to these tombs. I had to cross another wadi and drive along one. It was all explained in the Book and I did finally get there walked up to the beehive tombs maybe 200 m, saw a little snake ...

The return to the Souk and the smelly mission

A travel blog entry by hazelandmartin on Apr 11, 2014

7 photos

Despite my best intentions our plan to visit the souk early this morning has failed to materialise. The woman flu has left me feeling a bit washed out today, 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 frankincense. We have decided we cannot possibly leave without buying some and this is ...

Our own private paradise

A travel blog entry by dskerik on Mar 22, 2014

12 photos

... ride over. Emma slept through the ride which was great and Daisie enjoyed the scenery. She saw a dolphin jump and we saw little fish jumping in our wake! So cool! It was really hot so it was nice to be out on the water. When we reached out island paradise, it was like nothing I thought it was going to be! A little island with a white sandy beach and little bushes and lots of rock! The water was an ...

A Whole New World

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers on Feb 19, 2014

3 comments, 64 photos

... in February is perfect: consistently in the 70s and sunny, with a sea breeze and the slightest chill at night. It is easy to conform to the country's conservative dress standards right now; August would be another matter entirely, though. (My other three visits to the Middle East/North Africa have occurred in August, so I am well acquainted with that heat.)

We walked along the Corniche after lunch, admiring the spectacular setting of Muscat. The mountains come ...

And so it begins....

A travel blog entry by floro on Dec 27, 2013

2 comments, 10 photos

... coffee with cardimin Yum! We ventured around the Souq, tried not to buy anything, but came out with the obligatory shirt, Omani hat for Louis and a pashmina for me. We also bought loads of tasty snacks, dates etc. all very sweet and yummy. Spent a while in the pool, gym and sauna . Had a day of rest on Friday, repacked cases. We really wanted to go out to a wadhi, but they are all full day tours and we didn't want a big day out. We will come back to oman, and maybe see other ...