Crowne Plaza Resort Salalah
Travel Blogs from Salalah
A very different place. The landscape looks like desert but this area gets monsoon rains and so the land can be watered and is very fertile. Lots of coconut palms, banana trees, papaya and of course frankincense trees which was the original trading product here. Most of the city has been built since the 1970's so everything looks new and is …
Another sleep in and another buffet breakfast before waddling to the car and driving towards the east coast of Salalah. We decided to drive to our furthest point first and then doing everything along the way on the return journey. As we drove along the one stretch of road, dodging camels and cows we arrived in Mirbat, with its crumbling, falling …
Day 5 of Kuwait Salalah bike trip:A Day in Salalah
... oil & gas here, the government officials, army and the Sultan seem to have ALL the perks, the nice roads and flash houses, it's clean, it's predictable from City to city, just not as advanced as UAE by a long shot. 5 miles out of the city, half built and completed but empty in many cases are housing, with a school nearbye, plonked helter-skelter near dilapidated shacks/tents/shelters (with inhabitants), they are desperately ...
... pool area only to be greeted by a scene of some chaos, mainly of the male and rather elderly variety. We hang around and soon the reason for all the crowds becomes clear. A blast of Turkish music comes out over the speakers and a Turkish belly dancer shimmys across the deck toward the appreciative crowds. She sashayed, jiggled, wiggled and stamped her way around the deck to the claps and cheers ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service