Howard Johnson Hotel - Ruwi Laith Downtown

Shatti Al-Qurum, Ruwi, Oman | Hotel

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Traveling On

A travel blog entry by mikejen


... 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


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


... 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 ...

Muscat, Oman – 2 April 2013

A travel blog entry by jilliancarr


... varieties of dates for a good part of the year. Just a few hundred yards along we were driven to the Hot Springs, where water emerges from deep under the mountains throughout the year. This constant production of this valuable water resource is carefully guided along small canals to the Oasis. There are some canals built under ground to transfer the water to other areas for constant watering of the local vegetation. It was a large ...

Grumpy Gentlemen

A travel blog entry by oneofthefools


... and the whole bus immediately snapped to attention, with eyes directed towards the driver. There was a man hunched over him yelling at him and waving a finger. They had heated discussion for about a minute when the bus started moving forward and the man leaned over the driver to stop the bus. This happened twice more. Eventually it got so heated that a kind, older man walked to the front to try and calm the two parties down. It didn't work, as short while later he ...


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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