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, Tanuf Ruins, 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

... into a traditional auditorium. Clearly state of the art with individual screens on the backs of chairs and mixing desks that appear out of the floor replacing some seats. It was no surprise that the building housed the world's largest organ but it was to find out that tickets for the opera were about a tenth of those in the uk! Our next port of call was the port to visit the fish ...

Traveling On

A travel blog entry by mikejen on May 12, 2014

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... were there for us. It was magical sitting up on the sand dunes looking at the setting sun. It was quite hazy, so the sun seemed to disappear with no changes of colour, but it was a special experience. Suddenly a dust/fine sand storm materialized, luckily I had a very fine light cardigan in my bag which I could wrap around my head still being able to see out and breathe, but without the dust in my eyes. The jeep came back to take us all down in relays, we waited till the last run as ...

Swim day!!

A travel blog entry by dskerik on Mar 20, 2014

1 comment, 7 photos

... for sale. I asked Nicole about that and she said that in the winter it gets cold (20 degrees!) and that the Omanies like to bundle up! Well, they sure do bundle up in style!! We also went shopping in the grocery store! That was fun. A lot of American brands but in Arabic. Kinda cool! Prices are about the same as at home and chocolate bars are way cheaper. Yay for those of us who like chocolate bars! All in all we has a great day. Lots of sun and fun! Love to you all Mama ...

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