Howard Johnson Hotel - Ruwi Laith Downtown

Shatti Al-Qurum, Ruwi, Oman | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ruwi

Traveling On

A travel blog entry by mikejen on May 12, 2014

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... omelette and an Omani dish Foul Madames, a savoury bean stew. Saw 2 camels walking past with Bedu man, obviously available for rides, but we are packed and ready to go, so it's off back across the desert to continue our journey. Once again we are impressed with vast new roads thru barren shingle countryside, some highways with tall street lighting. This is contrasted with Camels and goats freely grazing as we pass, some camels are hobbled apparently these are the females and the ...

Mountain explorations

A travel blog entry by dskerik on Apr 01, 2014

1 comment, 36 photos

Yesterday was awesome! We went into the mountains and got up to 2090 meters above sea level! It was so high, that Daisie's ears were so painful! Her ears wouldn't pop. The ice cream seemed to help a lot! We drove about an hour and a half out of Muscat to Jabel Shams. This area is known for the terrace gardens and old style villages. I loved the area because of the mountains! When we left home it was 29 degrees. We got to the mountain top and ...

A mall kind of a day

A travel blog entry by dskerik on Mar 25, 2014

4 comments, 14 photos

... Nicole! We shopped a little and I mostly enjoyed watching people. A lot of the women had on the full ahbiya including the full face veil! Pretty cool but different. Because the women here do wear the full outfit, this mall was mostly stores of shoes, perfume, bags and accessories. You can't see what the women are wearing but when the women are by themselves at home or with other women ...

Grumpy Gentlemen

A travel blog entry by oneofthefools on Feb 28, 2013

6 photos

... in the Lonely Planet guide, so I can just blame them. I scrambled up the rocks, and made it to steps with relative ease. It wasn't a very long climb, and there wasn't much to see as I was just at a base of a wall, but I felt it was an adequate vantage point to eat lunch.

After I had made my way back down, I continued on my way to Muscat. The sidewalk was very well done, about 8 feet wide the entire way, with a nice wall that had granite plaques every 10-20 ...

Oman - A Middle Eastern "Escape"

A travel blog entry by lexapplegate on Nov 01, 2012

1 comment, 54 photos

... was bad, I was seriously mistaken. The guys here are the same (if not worse) than usual! They unabashedly gawk at you as you walk by, closing their mouths just before the drool starts to drip out. It does not matter if they are alone, with their friends (which makes it worse) or with their wife, kids, or extended family. Even our guide for the tours we took, Majid, turned out to be a creep and did little to hide the fact ...

Location

This hotel, located on Shatti Al-Qurum, Ruwi, is near Wadi Shab, Bahla Fort, The Frankincense Trail, and The Frankincense Trail.
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