InterContinental Hotel Muscat
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... is great to see everyone dressed up for the occasion. We met two of the band members in the foyer before the show. The performance was sensational, the standing ovation and applaud encourage an encore, to the delight of everyone. We have met some very interesting people both local and xpat, renewing a lot of aquauntinces and Rebecca's friends. Tonight after a short sleep we head to the airport for an insanely early flight (5am) to Dubai then on to London, and another ...
A long day ahead of us as Ahmed our driver picked us up at 8am for a drive to Nizwa,the old capital, jabal sham 3500 ft high canyon and misfat,oman's oldest village. On the way we passed the airport,which when we arrived were pleased to see had a certain Arabian end of the line railway station air to it. not sterile like other mid-east airports. low level and built in the vernacular. people all crowding around outside haggling for taxis etc. Ahmed burst our ...
... were there for us. It was magical sitting up on the sand dunes looking at the setting sun. It was quite hazy, so the sun seemed to disappear with no changes of colour, but it was a special experience. Suddenly a dust/fine sand storm materialized, luckily I had a very fine light cardigan in my bag which I could wrap around my head still being able to see out and breathe, but without the dust in my eyes. The jeep came back to take us all down in relays, we waited till the last run as ...
... camels. Good news, we met a ton and they loved us. Except the one I rode kept foaming at the mouth and looked like he used too much toothpaste that morning. We spent our day traversing the sands in a 4x4 and riding camels. Amazing. We watched the sunset over the desert, and by night sat under the stars at a campfire. And spent the night in a traditional beduoin tent made out of goat hair.
From the sands, we took a detour to a Wadi. ...
... told we also need 6 copies of our gendec. Although the man had a giant flat screen tv and was watching music videos, there was no photo copier so we had to complete those copies by hand.
3) We had to get an official passenger manifest, so were led to the security office. Here 8-10 folks were in a line watching all the various security cameras of the airport. They were particularly interested in the planes of our group, and even had one ...