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

Oh man, you're going to like Oman!

A travel blog entry by mbh on Oct 28, 2015

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... beach is mostly deserted but....... Touring the Arabian feeling Grand Mosque in Oman, Saif notices what a clutz I am with a scarf and fussed over me until he had his scarf just right and no skin showing. He was touching me and we were very close and in public. So much for touching and fussing over women in public! It continued to annoy me and I settled for the Bedouin style. Bedouin people are the most practical. Their scarves are for protection from ...

The First Place to Embrace Islam

A travel blog entry by kvolsky on Jun 02, 2015

45 photos

... pull up.

I get back on the bus and make my way back to my starting point We pass through the financial district and onto the building block style opera house before it's time for me to disembark.

I have time for a quick stop at the mall before heading to the airport. Like any modern western style mall it houses the same shops we see everywhere. A quick trip into the monstrous supermarket awards me with great baklava and treats for the flight followed by a mad rush to the ...

Was it to good to be true???

A travel blog entry by sue.susan on Apr 04, 2015

10 photos

... we couldn't get entrance to the inside at that time but arranged to return in na hour's time. In the mean time we went to the Grand Mosque, another enormous modern building of marble, complete with 5 minarets. We had to be clad in back robes and Susan also had a black head scarf,making her look like Sister Perpetua wile I wore my own scarf. First we ventured into the women's hall which has a carpet of English wilton marked for ...

Omani desert

A travel blog entry by charlotterowley on Apr 01, 2015

8 photos

... for a few hours and I had missed that, so didn't get to go in. The guy told me lots of random facts about the country. One that was particularly unusual was about the car number plates. They are all different colours. Yellow is for a personal car. Red is for a company owned car. Orange is a taxi. And a flag is for a royal car - and we did spot one of these! After leaving behind the populated areas, we climbed a bit into the hills. One of the major Omani oil companies is ...

Day 15 - Muscat, Oman

A travel blog entry by tdm999 on Jan 27, 2015

1 comment, 3 photos

... are given 600 square metres of land (free) to build a house on and they can retire after 20 years employment on a 75% pension. The Omanis do not pay any tax either!

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We left the ship at 09:00 to join an organised tour of Muscat. Our guide for the day was a young Omani man called Ahmed. He was a teacher and part time tour guide.

Ahmed took us to the grand mosque, a ...

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