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... the pictures do the mountains justice. We spent about 1 1/2 in the car and the drive from Muscat to Nizwa was anything but boring! We saw goats, donkeys and camels. We saw beautiful homes...plunked in the middle of nothing, and forts, old, old, old forts! The fort in Nizwa was so cool and old! Lots of history in this part of the world. We also stopped in Bahla where there ...
... sticks, khanjars (the ornate local daggers) by the truckload, woven baskets & containers, mandoos (traditional woven chests), rifles, instruments.....asking prices are high...also took a turn thru the non-renovated spice souk, which was much more to my liking.
The nearby Fort/Castle complex is beautifully restored & contains a nice little folk museum in its basement. Good views from the battlements of the mosque next door & over the city & date palms to ...
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April 2, 2013, Al Jabal Al Akhdar, Oman
Our last visit was at the "green mountain"…up, up, up to 2200m high. It is so nice to smell fresh air again as it is now 18 degrees C!! At night, our sleeping bag is a relief from the cold. At our new camp spot beside a nearby little park for kids, Lance found crepes and we ate them with Nutella for desert…. The terraces people made to plant all kinds ...
... taient nos seuls compagnons. Là-haut, il ne faisait pas seulement venteux mais froid, et donc, comme nous l'avons si souvent fait en Afrique, nous avons mangé assis juste à côté de la voiture, en essayant de nous cacher du vent. La nuit, nous nous sommes sentis confortables dans notre grande tente ... et heureux que nous avions apporté de vrais sacs de couchage. Le café du matin se but sous ...
... that's okay. Also, solid chunks of silver are heavy. Suitcases have weight limits. Instead, I got one with silver foil that I inexplicably wanted, and an aluminum one because that's more or less what seems to be the next step down. I didn't withdraw enough money for the nicer one, but we're going to Mutrah Monday. Nizwa is a better place to get this kind of knife, but I'm going to try here in Muscat anyways. Then we were on to sightseeing.
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