Howard Johnson Hotel - Ruwi Laith Downtown
Travel Blogs from Ruwi
... access to the hamlet. A few palm trees remain however to give some shade as you trek along through the rocks climbing steadily to a series of pools that have to be swum to reach a narrow entrance to a cave accessed by diving underwater. A tiny ledge allows you to watch a few brave souls leaping into the deep water. All in all a magical experience. On our return towards Muscat we had ...
... window and by the time things
settled down it was getting too late to explore the high mountains of
those two beautiful countries. Another year maybe.
My nephew, Darach, has been raving
about Oman since he went there to work and another nephew, Matteo,
also now working in Muscat, is equally fulsome in his praise. Why
not? With a flight and a 4x4 booked and a vague ...
... stamp. When I got my exit stamp, there was another bus waiting returning to Dubai and some people were returning as soon as they had the exit stamp. No problem.
The return journey was similar and there were routine stops every so often for passport checks, bag checks. Its definately more fun if traveling with someone. If your thinking of going Oman then a few days is definately more than enough, there isnt much to do ...
... with me or stepped in front of me or beckoned me to ‘Just look. No have to buy!!’ Despite wearing a baseball cap and having a bloody great big camera around my neck, I could have been invisible!!
I met back up with Roisin who was happily sitting on the balcony of our state room. She had spent most of the day on the Big Bus tour. This is a version of the hop on-hop off bus. A whole new adventure but for a different time!!
Every evening when we ...
... It was 38 according to my weather app, which also said -" feels like 51" ! It was so hot we decided to return to our air conditioned car and drive back to the resort where we had lunch and swam in all 3 of the pools - the long pool is the most comfortable for lying around - more shade, but the smaller serai pool has cooled water. In the evening we drove to The Corniche, had a stroll, but it was still incredibly hot, so had dinner in an Indian restaurant