InterContinental Hotel Muscat

Al Khaladiya St, Sultan Qaboos, Muscat Governorate, Oman | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Sultan Qaboos

Diving begins

A travel blog entry by lyndsay.neilson


I am stuck at the hotel trying to arrange a Dr to do my PADI medical so I can commence the open ocean part of the course. Can only make an appointment for after 5 pm that day, so i spend most of the day completing all the theory for the course on-line. I do eventually arrive at the Clinic, where a most helpful Indian doctor duly examines me …

More diving adventures........

A travel blog entry by lyndsay.neilson

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Today is my first ocean dive - I take a mild sedative to offset my looming anxiety, surely not an approved action, but helpful nonetheless. We meet Stan and head to launch marina where Nicki waits, and board our long, clunky fibreglass dive boat, with a few other divers and crew. Bounce and bash our way for forty minutes to the Damaniyat Islands …

Off to begin the diving adventure

A travel blog entry by lyndsay.neilson

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Fly from Dubai to Muscat early in the morning, spectacular landscape below.
We arrived in Oman and obtained our visas without too much fuss, then taxi to the Inter Continental Hotel - chosen because the Omanta diving school has shop in the grounds and Lyndsay has purchased the PADI Open Water Dive Course from them on line. He completed about …

Grumpy Gentlemen

A travel blog entry by oneofthefools

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... the two as they tried to hit each other. Maybe due to the nature of fighting here or the cramped space of the bus, but the hits looked more like slaps than punches, either way, a few more people got involved to bring the two guys off the bus and separated, which caused most of the bus to stand up and shift sides to look out the window. Discussion continued for another 15-20 minutes with various people going into what looked like time-out sessions at the far ...

Arabia

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... just plain greedy, but the $250 that the UAE wants from Canadians is simply unwelcoming. If I want to feel unwelcome, I can do that for free by showing up at Bonnie D's with a stack of travel photos (and even there if I don't pull out the photos too soon I can usually score a free dinner). Yemen is Yemen, with far too much shooting going on so our options were narrowing.

Tucked in on the corner is little-known Oman and there just happened to be ...

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This 4 star hotel is located on Al Khaladiya St, Sultan Qaboos.
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    Muscat, Oman