Howard Johnson

Address: Sarooj Street, Muscat, Oman | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Sarooj Street, Muscat, is near Bait Al-Zubair, Corniche, Bahla Fort, and The Frankincense Trail.
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Travel Blogs from Muscat

The First Place to Embrace Islam

A travel blog entry by kvolsky on Jun 02, 2015

45 photos

... over the years and stylized.

I finally make it to the first stop of the Big Bus and I am the only one on the bus. The guide advises it is now off season so the bus is only running every two hours (one full trip takes just under two hours- so only one bus in service) I figure this should be ok cause I can explore the Mutrah Souq and then catch the next bus back. After a quick view of the beach we pass the mangroves and begin our journey inland starting with Qurm the ...

A Tale of Two Cities

A travel blog entry by 0wley on Apr 06, 2015

1 comment, 6 photos

... side roads and would see guys at sewing machines making hats and clothes, I really felt I’d walked into the middle eastern culture I expected it to be – sure there was a tourist feel to the place but you could see the culture of the town overshadowing it, the giveaway being when you see the locals shopping in the same souks as we were. The stuff these guys were selling was obviously local, nothing mass produced, most hand carved items and clothing made with ...

Omani desert

A travel blog entry by charlotterowley on Apr 01, 2015

8 photos

... quick and by 10pm we were off - they can turn these planes around quickly when they want to!! They served dinner at 12am. I didn't feel like eating, I just wanted to sleep. But I was given the most delicious looking vegan tray - sprouted chickpea, kidney bean and lettuce salad. A potato and vegetable curry, with rice and spiced lentils. And fruit. It was so good!! I tried to sleep, but didn't really succeed. And despite taking off nearly 90 minutes after scheduled, we only ...

Day 15 - Muscat, Oman

A travel blog entry by tdm999 on Jan 27, 2015

1 comment, 3 photos

Location bit...

Sunrise at 06:42. Warm and sunny at 27C.

Arrived at our berth in Muscat, Oman at 07:30. This is the first time that the QM2 has visited Muscat. We could see people photographing the ship as we arrived.

Muscat is the capital and largest city of the Sultanate of Oman. It was formerly an important trading port between the west and the east. Not surprisingly, 80% of Oman's economy now comes from oil and gas. Petrol here is 20 cents (USD) a litre. ...

Back to Muscat

A travel blog entry by andiontheroad on Sep 25, 2014

11 photos

... but it was still very empty, so I headed on back to Muscat. On the way I tried to sort out my bed for the night.

Aziz my previous host using the weekend to bring his Girlfriend to Sur (just where I was a couple of days earlier) so he was out. Kasper, a polish guys, was willing to host me though. First thing I wanted to do though is get back into "civilisation" and freshen up in the Mall, have a coffee and follow up with my ...

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