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... but I hate the haggling. Much prefer a fixed price, Both here and in Thailand I never know whether I've paid far too much. Got some nice earrings for Anna and me, both at about 50% of the original price suggested. But we heard afterwards you're supposed to negotiate and pay about 70-80% Less.
not sure if Anna took any pictures today, will ask her later.
Wow what another awesome day! We spent the better part of the day at the Dive Centre in Muscat. The dive centre is the place to go for snorkelling and people watching. We went early so we could get a shady spot but sadly the spots with the shade were all taken. So we set up by the bar! The centre had a pool, some beach shacks, dive shop, bar and restaurant. Nicole told me that it was owned by an Italian fellow and that the place was being developed for a ...
... which was ok. You know, for a country that says they value their children, the kids aren't in car seats ( they bounce around in the back seats), and the playgrounds could use a clean. Other then that old Muscat was pretty cool. We will be going back so we can walk around a bit and so we can go to the Souk (market). We also had great snack of samosas. Yummy! Daisie and Emma really enjoyed them. Daisie ended up eating the most. She said they tasted like spring ...
... and managed to give us a well rounded view of Oman, everything from Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble at the Royal Opera House to the fish souk and gold souk. I love the fish souk but the gold souk smelled much better. We went for a challenging hike in the hills that gave us great views of the city and the giant "incense burner," traveled to Nizwa to see a 17th century fort, visited the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque to admire the ...
... to (presumably?) thank Allah for the riches bestowed on them through oil and gas seems intense, but I guess no more so than between the cathedral builders of Europe! Ah the power of religion!
Then to the Military Museum - which is a fascinating exposition of the history of Oman through the eyes of its military - battles, conquests, defeats, invasions, revolutions, despatch of invading foreigners, rise and fall of an ...