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Travel Blogs from Muscat
... is very different to Dubai. Well in some respects!!! It is still very hot ( mid 40's) and once again it is impossible to walk the city because, like Dubai, it is spread out. The city runs along the coast for maybe 30km with the Hajar mountains in the background. But there are no high rise glass towers and the architecture is traditional (sort of). They have a philosophy to build out, ...
... Sam and Pam for coffee. I have to say that as far as hotels go this is probably the most magnificent, the name “palace” suitably describing it, it was breathtaking. We sat down together for coffee in this beautiful hall, surrounded by gold and high ceilings – the coffees came over on a tiny silver tray with accompanying biscuits/chocolates a small glass of water, it was very fancy. After siting in aw of our surroundings we then decided to explore the ...
I leave the
mountains and follow the dual-carriageway to Muscat. I meet up with
Matteo and Darach and a welcome cup of tea and a bit of craic.
My weekend with
Darach, Ashling and the boys ...
... but before we leave dry land we decide to have some hummus with flatbreads and Arabian coffee. The coffee was a surprise, quite weak which was disappointing, but highly spiced, there was definitely cardamom and lots of it, but we can't say for certainty what else was in it. The hummus was whipped to a smooth and creamy consistency with warm bread straight from the griddle, absolutely excellent. We get back on the ship, shower, see a show and eat a very late dinner, what a great ...
... beautiful boulevards lined with colorful flowers spoke of a modern city and the ongoing construction everywhere we turned, spoke of a city that was nowhere near being finished with it's re-birth.
Randy and Michelle welcomed us with open arms and their home was a welcoming oasis. I must also mention Duke who, while I was there, became the other man in my life. Duke is a very friendly dog who wags with his entire body and ...