InterContinental Hotel Muscat
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... disparaging description of Arab thinking.
Matteo and I are
back at Carrefour on Monday morning for me to buy provision although
I have booked a hotel for the night. We say good bye or more likely
au revoir as we should be seeing each other again before my time here
ends. The Cullen hospitality lives on in the next generation.
I head north to
Sohar but get fed up with the dual carriageway and the crazy Omani
... a few km back the road I came from, then I turned off the main route 23 and drove up north along a nice curvy mountain road that lead over a pass and through a village to a Wadi.
Due to the fact that I was up early again I was again the first person at the Wadi, I wandered around bit. A young Omani wanted to walk with me and showed me a couple of places. This Wadi was much more developed than Wadi Shab, it had bridges and a ...
... Nicole! We shopped a little and I mostly enjoyed watching people. A lot of the women had on the full ahbiya including the full face veil! Pretty cool but different. Because the women here do wear the full outfit, this mall was mostly stores of shoes, perfume, bags and accessories. You can't see what the women are wearing but when the women are by themselves at home or with other women ...
So once again, our preconceptions were shattered when we arrived in Muscat and spent the day with a local guide. Situated on the Arabian Peninsula and bordered by the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Yemen, medieval Muscat, and most of Oman, is a combination of stark, rocky and arid mountains, with profusions of irrigated grassy parks, flowers, and colorful shrubs with the harbor in the background (think the Palm Springs desert valley without the harbor). Expecting a poor, cluttered ...
... and reckless driving account for 72 percent of all accidents
* compared to 2010, 2011 witnessed an increase of 30 percent in lives lost due to speeding related accidents
We had only scheduled 4 days in Oman (which in hindsight was too short) so we didn't move much beyond Muscat. Once a thriving and strategically located port of the Arabian peninsula in ancient times (it was the centre of the highly lucrative African slave trade at one ...