Howard Johnson

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

Oh Man, Oman

A travel blog entry by luckyobes on Mar 16, 2014

2 comments, 75 photos

... bearings after travelling from Africa. We checked out the Grand Mosque (2nd largest in the world) and I met up with some friends of friends and went quad biking in the sand dunes, which was an awesome kick off to checking out the land. After 2 nights, we booked one more night at an Airbnb of some expats, and ended up meeting an incredibly fun couple (Tricia and Dominic), whom we ended up making plans with later in the trip.


Monkeys using dogs as cars and drinks at skybars.

A travel blog entry by charlottesweb on Jan 29, 2014

12 photos

... had to be seeing a monkey use a dog as a mode of transport, even when the pup was drinking his little monkey friend didn't loosen his grip, he clung on like a cold. He would jump on the back of the dog and signal him to move and he would oblige, ferrying him to his next location, they were best friends, a pedigree dog and a monkey, who'd have thought. We headed off to a floating market afterwards and I purchased some more 'Thai' dye, ...

Muscat & Al Rustaq Loop

A travel blog entry by chagger1 on Nov 01, 2013

... ports in Iran, Pakistan & India. Muscat's position near the entrance to the Persian Gulf invited an involvement in the great trade routes. In fact one can still go shopping for gold, frankincense & myrrh at the Muttrah souk!
Geologically, plate techtonics has forced up the ancient seabed to form the dry jagged limestone mountains that hem in & complicate Muscat's design.
Day ...

The final chapter in The Battle of India

A travel blog entry by maggie360 on Oct 28, 2013

3 comments, 8 photos

... we had to fill out, were diligently stamped.

7) Customs. Adjacent to immigration but in his own office as the customs official. He couldn’t believe that we didn’t buy anything we wanted to declare, but stamped our gendecs anyway. He begrudgingly stamped our passenger manifest, but much to our annoyance refused to stamp our flight plan. He explained that customs has nothing to do with flight planning, and I can appreciate that, ...

Living like an Omani

A travel blog entry by nana.koranteng on Jun 06, 2013

1 comment

... list goes on. Anyway, I thought the whole experience was enjoyable.
Next weekend we are going camping in the desert and I truly can't wait. I am also taking a short weekend trip to Bahrain so that I can visit Sara. my Arabic language resident! I can't wait to have a native guide while checking out Bahrain. There are definitely perks to having so many countries in close proximity and I plan to take advantage of it!!

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