Hotel Muscat Holiday
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- Continental Breakfast
- Tennis Court
- Outdoor pool
- Room service
- Kids pool
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... lots with a painted 5 foot brick block wall surrounding about a half acre of land. Unlike the Arabs of the Emerates, the Omani's are expected to have a working career and don't get the same generous compensation. Unlike Dubai, Oman has some renewable water resources and doesn't have to rely completely on desaleination, although the water is sourced from fossil water in the desert and spring water. It only rains about seven days of the year!!! ...
... Ahmed, spoke with his hands and looked everywhere but at the road but despite this we arrived safely. The mosque is absolutely amazing. No expense has been spared! We were allowed to wander throughout the building and take as many photos as we liked. It is probably the most beautiful mosque I have ever seen. None of my photos do justice to the magnificence of it. We stopped at the Muscat opera house on the way back. Again no expense spared. It was a ...
... with the women who act as a Muslim information service and spoke with a woman who had lived in Deer Park for 2 years while her husband studied engineering, She was very grateful to the kindergarten staff who had involved her son in an early intervention program enabling him to walk. Back at the Opera House we were permitted to join a special family day where children were being introduced to music but could have cursed those who had given ...
... made our way down to the coast and into Old Muscat, stopping to look out to sea and at the forts at a few different spots. These forts are no longer used, they used to be look out points for protecting the country. In the middle, there is a large open square. This square is surrounded by several geofence to administrative buildings and at one end, a new museum which is still being built. This square is also home to Al Alam palace (Sultan's palace), an ornate colourful building (yes ...
... was our passenger forgot where he had left them (amongst the 1000+ possibilities) so Ahmed had to go and buy some cheap trainers for him so he could complete the rest of the tour. There is always one!!
Walking through the souk we could smell the aroma of burning frankincense and numerous spices. All around us were people bartering with dogged shopkeepers keen to sell to the visitors from the QM2.
At the museum we spoke with an Omani family who allowed me to take ...