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... that it was a bit cooler and a lot drier as we were advised that we should wear "conservative loose-fitting clothing that covers from wrists to ankles" and women should also bring a scarf, as it may be needed for religious sites. I have a cotton blouse with sleeves I can roll up and long pants that can be rolled up to capris that is my conservative outfit. I start with sleeves and pants rolled up, but I can roll them down if needed. We were booked on a tour with Oman Last Minute ...
... 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 ...
... them outside a souk!! Many travellers were getting straight back on the shuttle bus to the ship and, like us, decided to spend the day on board, soaking up the sun and good weather.
As we arrived back at the quay to reboard the Lirica, we bumped in to 3 of the Irish contingent who we first met during our life jacket muster station exercise.
"I wouldn’t bother going to the port gate." I announced to the lady who was nearest to ...
... they roam freely in this part of the world. Next we had a stop at the souk in Salalah where frankincense has been traded for thousands of years. So we had to buy a little; myrrh, too, just for the heck of it. Finally a drive out to a seven-mile long beach with perfect white sand and famous blow-holes. We, of course, were there at low tide so there was only some impressive gurgling, but the views were fantastic. The ship didn't depart until 10:00 PM, so Hugh and I ...
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