Ramee Guestline Hotel Qurum
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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Muscat 03 – 06 October
I meet the delightful Sarah, Matteo's girlfriend but not before visiting
Carrefour, a gigantic shopping mall. I think Muscat must have more
shopping malls per square kilometre than anywhere else in the world
and the level of construction of offices, houses, highways is breath
The three of us
head over in the afternoon to pick up my rental. So I love bikes and
travelling by bikes but this ...
... queue!, I
get through to the arrivals hall. We head back to his house picking
up some Turkish food on the way. The house is beautiful and
absolutely enormous, set in a Omani residential area and, there is a
new resident, Riff B Catsby, a tiny rescued ginger cat who is fed,
fussed over and medicated. Some cats have all the luck. About to die
in a wadi one day, in the lap of luxury the ...
... started in 2001, and was truly impressive. Pale in colour outside and lavishly adorned inside, a huge carpet covering the entire floor and large Swarovski chandeliers. I found it a bit too lavish, a bit sterile, but definitely impressive. Richard having lived in Oman speaks some Arabic, and on the way into the Mosque complex had chatted with a young man. As we finished our viewing of the mosque we were invited for a drink and dates with some ...
... places on the way though! The fort was built in 1600s to protect the trade routes and town. It is one of the largest in Oman and has a huge ( but not all that tall - 100m) round tower. It was restored in the 90s as it was apparently bombed by the British in the 1950s. It looked like not much had been done to the displays since its restoration, but the building itself was interesting. There were a couple of groups of black clad schoolgirls, all ...
... and plant water (if you see what I mean) comes from recycled water. There are very few native plants (this being a desert) so they import and nurture them. Like the Israelis, they have made the desert bloom.
Whatever he is doing, he appears to be doing something right! Compared to Cochin and Mumbai Mina Qaboos (Muscat) is pristine with gleaming white and cream buildings and an air of prosperity.