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....and actually the Sultan just returned from London -where he was in hospital ...? don't know ailment...but locals are pleased he is back. His 'yacht' sits in the harbour not far from ours!! Oman is on the Arabian Sea close to the Straits of Hormuz ( captain says this is a well known waterway). Since this current Sultan took over in 1970 - tourism has flourished. It is a beautiful setting on the water..surrounded ...
This morning Ahmed had arranged for us to go out on a friend's boat to see if we could find some dolphins (coals to Newcastle I know) but we didn't but carried on towards some peaceful coves and small islands further down the coast where we had our first proper snorkelling. We saw turtles and Kate followed them around whilst Sebastian ...
... 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 ...
... party, it's more a welcome
for 2 Irish girls just arrived in Oman and Matteo and I and another
quiet lad in the corner are the only menfolk there. Eight Irish girls
enjoying the crack and chatting is something to behold and the noise
level is beyond decibels. All great fun.
Thanks to friend
Aidan I finally solve the problem of uploading the Oman map on my
Garmin GPS. I now have a fully functioning map of Oman on my beloved
... who said "We got problem!".
Next stop for us was Old Muscat and the Sultan's Palace again. At this time it was already a bit late to be heading off to Western Hajar, which was actually my plan for the day, so I deciced to stay one more night in Muscat and leave early tomorrow morning. So our tour around Muscat could continue.
We actually didn't get any food yet and Kaspar suggested a bit of ...