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Travel Blogs from Salalah
We travelled to Salalah by road from Dubai on 11-7-09. We were husband wife and two young kids. The distance is about 1400kms from Dubai. Salalah is a very nice and peaceful place.
Few travel tips:
- UAE residents (expatriates) and other passports holders on which visa on …
... are in public.
In the "things you did not know department" we learned that Omani men can divorce their wives, but not vice versa. However, they do need to pay alimony. Furthermore men can only have 3 divorces. After that they cannot remarry. Maybe that is where " three strikes and you are out" came from!
Happy thanksgiving to everyone! Visiting some of these countries helps us to remember to be thankful that we live where we do and have what we ...
... br> While on tour today, we did find out what was in the some of the containers. Here they export cement!! Can you imagine, Sara, Patti and I lugging cement?
Our tour was Scenic Salalah and it took us to the Grand Mosque. The Mosque is only five years old. It was just beautiful. Inside it will hold up to 3,000 people praying towards Mecca. The women had to ...
... if the worst comes to it. It is interesting that clothes shrink in size in the wardrobe but when it comes to packing them they expand in size so that they won't go back.!!!!!!!! I have tried to put those clothes I won't wear again in one case and those that I will in another but I don't think I have managed it. I even managed to pack my medication! The sea is quite rough today with a wind from the north. Although it is very hot in the sun the wind is ...
... then be dismayed at our ages. A TV person came up and asked if we would like to be on their program. Hannah said no, Katy said yes, and all the girls split off to find him. We wanted to be on TV in another country.
After getting back to the hotel pretty close to midnight, we passed out.
We rolled out of bed, to the elevators, and onto the bus. Our tour guide, our friend, was taking us to a place he loved for breakfast for egg ...
Other places to stay in Salalah
Al Khandaq St, Salalah | 5 star hotelfrom $179
Sultan Qaboos St, Po Box 699, Salalah | 5 star hotelfrom $167
PO Box 427, Salalah | Hotelfrom $77
Sultan Qaboos Hospital Road, Salalah | 3 star hotelfrom $71
Mirbat Beach, Salalah | 5 star hotelfrom $111
Salalah Beach Marina, Salalah | 5 star hotelfrom $160