InterContinental Hotel Muscat
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Ahmed drove us up and over the mountains and then along the coast to Wadi Shab. This is a narrow river gorge that was,until a violent flash flood in 2007,beautifully verdant and fruit producing. It now has a different beauty as the few locals try and rebuild their small plots. To get to the start of a unique hike you have to take a short boat ride under the bridge that only recently ...
... idea for an unfit septuagenarian to go marching up
goat tracks with Matteo eyeing up the climb and thinking running up
this would make a good training session while Sarah skips happily
ahead and I find endless things to photograph. They take pity on me
and adopt a moderate pace. We eventually drop down into a bowl in the
hills which contains an abandoned village. People lived, loved and
farmed here. It seems a million light years away from the bustling
... being that it is no way anywhere near as bad as man flu. So now instead of dishing out the honey and lemon I am on the receiving end and trying my best to stay out of the heat. But we have docked in Oman at the port of Muscat which is the capital, and where the Sultan of Oman lives. There is oil in Oman like so many countries in this area, and as a result the Sultan of Oman is a very wealthy man indeed. We look out across the pier and get a good look at the Sultans ...
... with me or stepped in front of me or beckoned me to ‘Just look. No have to buy!!’ Despite wearing a baseball cap and having a bloody great big camera around my neck, I could have been invisible!!
I met back up with Roisin who was happily sitting on the balcony of our state room. She had spent most of the day on the Big Bus tour. This is a version of the hop on-hop off bus. A whole new adventure but for a different time!!
Every evening when we ...
... of bringing in more readers, toning down the scholastic intimidation and enlightening more people about this amazing world. The Nat Geo's mission statement from 125 years ago is: "to increase and diffuse geographic knowledge while promoting the conservation of the world's cultural, historical, and natural resources. "
How amazing, selfless and forward thinking is that from 125 years ago? But - after Bell sent his memo suggesting all of these ...