Howard Johnson Hotel - Ruwi Laith Downtown

Address: Shatti Al-Qurum, Ruwi, Oman | Hotel
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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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A travel blog entry by mayston on Apr 14, 2015

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... makes my head go silly. Rebecca gives me electrolyte which helps. Rebecca managed to get tickets to Cinderella on Sunday and last night the Preservation Hall Jazz Band from New Orleans performed at the Muscat Opera House. We got dolled up, Bas in his suit, even in this heat. There is a strict dress code, some men being given Dishdasha and Mussar if they had turned up in jeans etc. (Rebecca just about had to wear an Abaya for wearing a dress not quite covering the ...

Oman, staying with Rebecca

A travel blog entry by mayston on Mar 25, 2015

3 comments, 6 photos

... She has such dark rings under her eyes and looks exhausted. We have all been in bed very early, not needing any persuading. Camel races, pomp and ceremony with the pipe bands at the opera house forecourt in honour of the Sultan returning to Oman (I could be forgiven for thinking that I was at the Edinburgh tattoo) and a desert crossings, interspersed with shopping and entertaining have kept us amused. We swam in the balmy waters of Shatti Beach one day and learnt to ...

Muscat tour

A travel blog entry by kate.timaeus on Dec 06, 2014

2 comments, 63 photos

... the poolside bar by the private beach. It was quite strange to see women in bikinis necking shots at the bar! It was then time for Angharad to get her flight back to Qatar. That evening we strolled around the hotel to find a cash machine before having grilled meats and salad in an Omani cafe where the staff could not have been any more friendly shaking our hands and introducing themselves as we ...

Traveling On

A travel blog entry by mikejen on May 12, 2014

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... in the 4 wheel drive thru very narrow streets getting some wonderful shots of the houses, irrigation troughs (falag) The very ancient Tomb of Bibi Mariam was closed for renovation but visible from a distance up the hills. It took a couple of false starts before we got to Desert Sands Camp which was 11km into the desert. We arrived just in time to check in and be taken by jeep up the sand dunes to a high vantage point from which to watch the sunset. Supplies of soft drinks and a ...

Oh Man, Oman

A travel blog entry by luckyobes on Mar 16, 2014

2 comments, 75 photos

... looked like goofy tourists. Katie is brave, because she was gawked at by all the men like a fat kid at a cupcake shop (she was the cupcake). After covering herself head to toe, we watched men selling camels, goats, gold, grass, and a myriad of other items. The few women that were there actually all wore decorative face masks (as opposed to the normal veil).

Onward, we headed to Wahiba Sands, to try some desert camping and attempt to ...

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