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... that caused my asthma to flare up. I got it under control, but I still don't feel completely normal.
The souk in Salalah is not nearly so fun as the souk in Muscat, but I got some very good things. Housedresses for much younger girls, on accident. But they serve the purpose and I can belt them and wear them in the States. Also, an abaya. I wish I could justify to myself getting more than one.
Then it was back on a plane, and home to our hotel in Muscat.
... to be returned upon return to the ship or pay a $9.00 USD fine.
Salalah is the capital and seat of the governor or Wali of the southern Omani province of Dhofar. The population of Salalah is about 198,000, the second largest city in the Sultanate of Oman, and the largest city in the Dhofar Province. The coastal city of Salalah is a traditional strong hold and birthplace of the current reigning ...
... onto a southwesterly course passing Masirah at about 5:30 AM.
The morning started with coffee and pastries before heading to the "World Cruise Cocktail Party" at 10:30 AM. This was a party for all passengers that have been on the ship from Ft. Lauderdale. Most of the 288 passengers showed up for Mimosas, Bloody Mary’s, and other cocktails. Following the party Rick went to choir and afterwards we went ...
... the hell one of these is, I can’t see how you can boast about it. It could be one of those stubborn, hard to get rid of, pests of a weed for all we know!! The head of tourism for Oman probably decided to give it an exotic name so they can boast about it!!!
The many historical wonders include the ruins of Samhuram, which is reputed to be the site of the Queen of Sheba’s palace. Not knowing much about the place, we decided to take a tour called Serene Salalah. ...
... the Port Gate in the free shuttle and then the fun began.
We got out of the bus to be greeted by dozens of taxi drivers who wanted to rip us off.
They were offering a 2 hour drive for $100 US per person which was ridiculous.
You could not barter with them and they could not speak much english so we got back on the bus and came back to the ship.