Golden Tulip Seeb
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I leave the
mountains and follow the dual-carriageway to Muscat. I meet up with
Matteo and Darach and a welcome cup of tea and a bit of craic.
My weekend with
Darach, Ashling and the boys ...
... the Corniche area in Muttrah. A walk along the coastline was a very pleasant relief from the baking heat which had peaked at 43 degrees Celsius. A quick wonder around old Muttrah Souq, a few trinkets and postcards purchased, and I headed back to the hotel for air conditioning, food, and a welcome drink.
With temperatures forecast to hit 48 degrees today, I have decided to stay at the hotel until it is time to head to the airport and catch my flight to ...
... most women wear really high heels. The ahbiyas are quite long! The shoes here are pretty amazing. Not like at home! The women for the most part are pretty laid back and everyone is really friendly. Emma has been a huge hit with both men and women wanting to touch her and talk to her. Daisie has also made an impression. People like to ask her questions and talk with her too. We had a nice lunch ...
... buying a couple of small things that we decided we could handle carrying around for the rest of the trip, we decided it was time for some HUMMUS! I'd been talking about hummus for a while, so lunch was a very exciting affair for me. Chicken shawarma, hummus, pita and the most delicious juices (mine was "spicy mint lemon"). We ate outside on the Corniche, a broad avenue on the ocean, so enjoyed water views during our meal. We also enjoyed the beautiful weather. ...
After spending our last day at sea we are visiting the capital and largest city of Oman, Muscat, a city of about 800,000 people.
A funny story I forgot to mention in the last posting was told to us by our guide, Ali. He told us a little of how courtship occurs in Oman. In the past the women would get together and decide which daughter should meet which son. Once agreed the mother of the son suggested that her son go and meet the young lady at her home. The ...