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Travel Blogs from Salalah
... khareef festival. The khareef festival is similar to Muscat and dubai festival but on a much smaller scale, in other words its like a fair. There are wide variety of Arabic food and fresh fruits that are available there. you even get the Arabic coffee or in other terms "Kahwa". we left Salalah around 11 pm ,since the roads are cooler. other problems while travelling in the night is going off road and camel crossing. A road trip with all my friends , was such an ...
... among other trips and cruises, for 12 years running they did round the world cruises. Each cruise was over 100 days, there aren't many ports they haven't seen, several times. They didn't talk us out of getting off as we were already less than keen, but when we asked them about the sights ashore, they were less than enthusiastic. The final decision was made when we started speaking to people who had been off, caught the shuttle bus, and ...
... 8220;It’s pretty ****. The taxi drivers are just there to rip you off. There’s not even free wi-fi or an air conditioned port building.”
“What did he say?” an elderly gentleman asked the lady I’d been speaking to
She summarised in one short sentence getting straight to the point: “He says it’s shoite!!”
We spent a peaceful afternoon on deck which was broken by a loud hoot on ...
... were not allowed to go to school; now all children are required to attend schools and learn both Arabic and English. They are rapidly building 4-5 star hotels to accommodate the tourists who are coming here. Marriott, Hilton and Crown Plaza all have beachfront hotels in Salalah.
Modern roads exist but we often had to slow or stop down to allow roaming herds of camels or cattle to cross the road in front of us. As we toured the local countryside we ...
... are a specialty here; I sampled a chocolate covered one with an almond center: delicious! But most interesting was seeing the local Emirati in their native dress going about their weekly shopping. Sunday we were in the Sultanate of Oman, in the capital city of Muscat. The Sultan's yacht, which was moored next to us, was nearly the same size. Quite impressive! We took the shuttle bus to the district of Mutrah where we spent the morning wandering through its maze-like ...
Other places to stay in Salalah
Al Khandaq St, Salalah | 5 star hotelfrom $143
Sultan Qaboos St, Po Box 699, Salalah | 5 star hotelfrom $123
PO Box 427, Salalah | Hotelfrom $77
Sultan Qaboos Hospital Road, Salalah | 3 star hotelfrom $50
Mirbat Beach, Salalah | 5 star hotelfrom $129
Salalah Beach Marina, Salalah | 5 star hotelfrom $125